National Drive Electric Week
Satellite Beach, FL
Sep 17, 2016
|Day:||Saturday, September 17, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||10 AM to 4 PM|
|Location:||David R Schechter Center
1089 S Patrick Drive
Satellite Beach, FL 32937
We had the event opened by Satellite Beach City Councilman Steve Osmer who read the official proclamation with the city seal. There were food trucks, Tesla autopark/summon demonstrations, electric bike stunt demos, and the Brevard County Sheriff brought their electric Tron style motorcycle. Four separate solar installers were there as exhibitors as well as a few local dealerships. Tesla Motors even sent a Model S and the portable design studio from Orlando. There were 45 electric vehicles on display and giving ride and drives including home-converted cars and a Zero S Motorcycle. Jim Fenton from the Florida Solar Energy Center gave several speeches about EVs, solar power, and battery technology in between runs of "What is the Electric Car?" movie on a projector inside the Schechter Center. There was a raffle for a few small prizes and gift cards held at the end of the event. Almost 400 attendees were counted!
photo by: Josh Pritt - Space Coast EV Drivers
Custom Electric Motorcycle donated to Brevard County Sheriff's Dept. Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Roadster.
There are currently 112 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||8|
|Tesla Model S||5|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||2|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later)||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Chevy Spark EV||1|
|Ford Focus Electric||1|
|Tesla Model X||1|
Registered attendees report 605,673 electric miles driven.
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