National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
South Paris, ME
Sep 10, 2016

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
Location: Paris Town Office
33 Market Square
South Paris, ME 04281
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

Ribbon cutting ceremony for a new public charger install at the South Paris Police Station
Had prominent town employees present and giving speeches: town manager & police chief
Sierra Club Chapter Director Glen Brand was present and gave a speech as well

photo by: The Center for an Ecology Based Economy
The Center for an Ecology Based Economy, South Paris Police, Nissan LEAF(s), Lectra Motors (80's Nissan Chassis), Tesla Model X, BMW i3, VW eGolf, Ford Fusion Energy, Kia Soul EV

Event Description


The Center for an Ecology Based Economy

2nd annual Electric Vehicle Expo

 Saturday, September 10, 2016

South Paris, Maine

- Featuring -

A ribbon cutting ceremony for our newest public EV Charger installation at the South Paris Police Station.

This charger was installed courtesy of the Town of Paris, The Center for an Ecology Based Economy, Barry Woods of Electric Mobility, ADS Electric, and Paris Autobarn LLC. It's FREE to use and is conveniently located on the side of the Paris Police Department, next to the public library, Market Square Restaurant, and more.

Briant Kent, the man behind the Negative Carbon Road Trip.

Brian took his 100% electric Nissan Leaf on the ultimate road trip and toured all the lower 48 states, planting trees along the way. He traveled over 43,000 miles over the course of about 8 months, in a car with about an 80 mile range. Brian will be one of our guest speakers and will be available to answer questions.

Test drives and ride-alongs in electric vehicles of all types:

  • VW eGolf
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Kia Soul EV
  • Chevrolet Volt
  • Tesla Model X
  • Volvo XC90 T8
  • Ford Fusion Energi
  • Sonders Electric Fat Tire Bike
  • Prodecotech Phantom XR v5 Electric Bike
  • ... and more!

EV Car Show

Bring your electric vehicle and compete with other attendees for awards in categories such as "most electric miles driven" and "best of show". There will be plenty of time to show off your rig and get to know fellow EV enthusiasts.

More details to come soon.
Please contact us if you would like to showcase your electric vehicle or related product or if you would like to speak at our event. We're also looking for some food vendors to attend. Thanks.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 31 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 3
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Tesla Model X 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
6 Models 9

Registered attendees report 166,500 electric miles driven.

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