National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Rockville

Day: Saturday, September 12, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: Noon to 4:00 pm
Location: Pepco WaterShed Sustainability Center
201 West Gude Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
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Event Report

The weather really did not cooperate. We had pouring rain all morning. The rain did stop about when our event started, however, it rained again pretty hard right in the middle of the event. Despite the bad weather, everyone who signed up to show cars came as promised. We had three vendors present: Nissan, Telsla, and BMW. Lots of great conversation with those showing cars. The public who did attend asked lots of great questions.


photo by: Rick Giammaria, Courtesy of Pepco Holdings, Inc
People are in the shot, but hard to see. Cars are: Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, BWI i3, Tesla Model S, VW eGolf, Nissan Leaf, Ford Fusion Energi, Nissan Leaf

Event Description

 

Learn about Electric Vehicles from actual owners!
Saturday, September 12, 2015

Pepco WaterShed Sustainability Center
201 West Gude Drive
Rockville, MD

Pepco's WaterShed Sustainability Center is a living classroom and laboratory for sustainable energy and water practices constructed at their Rockville Service Center.  The center features the 2011 Solar Decathlon home winner from the University of Maryland.  The center has many solar panels, demonstrations of many sustainable practices, and multiple Electric Vehicle chargers.

Learn about the many benefits of EVs for your family, your pocketbook, and the environment. Talk to actual owner/advocates and ask them about their real world experience going electric.  Plus tour the 2011 Solar Decathlon winner.







Registered Attendees

There are currently 21 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 3
Volkswagen e-Golf 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
6 Models 9

Registered attendees report 94,808 electric miles driven.

Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

BRASS LEVEL SPONSOR

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