National Drive Electric Week Event - Las Vegas
|Day:||Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||10 AM to 2 PM|
|Location:||Las Vegas Springs Preserve
333 S. Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89107
National Drive Electric Week in Las Vegas was staged at the Springs Preserve museum parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 AM to noon under a photovoltaic solar canopy that tracks the sun during the day and provided power two ChargePoint stations, each with two SAE J1772 AC Level 2 ports. DC Solar provided an additional solar-powered trailer with a third portable ChargePoint station that also had two AC Level 2 ports.
Sponsoring organizations included Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association, Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter, Clean Energy Project, SolarNV, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, DC Solar, NV Energy, Verdek, ChargePoint and ClipperCreek, whose sales representative Erik Mason donated an HCS-40 AC Level 2 EVSE as a door prize.
EVs included 10 Nissan LEAFs; five Chevrolet Volts; Tesla Motors Models X, S and Roadster; Mitsubishi i-MiEV, a vintage 1981 Jet Electrica, and custom 1987 Aztec Kit car conversion.
photo by: Stan Hanel
Springs Preserve museum parking lot with photovoltaic solar canopy that provided power to ChargePoint CT2020 AC Level 2 stations and refueled four Nissan LEAFs shown in right foreground.
There are currently 62 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Tesla Model S||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Tesla Model X||1|
Registered attendees report 324,028 electric miles driven.
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