National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Atlantic City

Day: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: Noon to 2:00 pm
Location: ACUA Wastewater Treatment Plant
1801 Absecon Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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Event Report

Electric vehicle enthusiasts from far and wide came to celebrate National Drive Electric Week with us on Tuesday, September 15, at our Wastewater Treatment Facility. Visitors and speakers included:

- Members of the local public with electric vehicles from Teslas to Nissan Leafs
- Reporters from The Press of Atlantic City and SNJ Today
- Members of the New Jersey Electric Auto Association
- Leaders from our electric utility company, Atlantic City Electric
- Representative from the CRDA WAVE Parking Garage, which has six charging stations in Atlantic City
- Local Nissan Dealer, Admiral Nissan

Several members of the public spoke and shared their experiences driving electric vehicles. ACUA President Rick Dovey spoke about the need for increased infrastructure in our area and the push to get other area businesses on board with electric vehicle fleets.


photo by: ACUA
Local resident Jim Donio shares information with his Tesla Model S with employees of ACUA and other members of the public.

Event Description

 

Please join us at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant, a 40 million gallon-per-day wastewater facility which is powered by renewable energy. The facility is also home to two electric vehicle charging stations, also powered by renewable energy - solar and wind power.

Featured Speaker: ACUA President, Richard S. Dovey will be discussing the infrastructure needed to make this fleet possible and the need to increase electric vehicle charging stations in our area.

In addition to ACUA electric fleet vehicles, our local electricity provider, Atlantic City Electric, will be onsite to display their fleet of electric vehicles and discuss their experience, and our local Nissan dealership will also be attending. Several local residents will be there to show off their EVs, which includes a BMW i3 and a Tesla Model S.

Members of the public, local organizations and media are invited to attend.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 4 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
BMW i3 1
Tesla Model S 1
2 Models 2

Registered attendees report 42,000 electric miles driven.

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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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