National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Syracuse

Day: Sunday, September 11, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: City of Syracuse Parking Lot at W. Washington St. and S. Clinton St.
On W. Washington St. between S. Clinton St. and S. Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
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the organizers for this event, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

Syracuse "Drive and Shine" event was held on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 12-5 pm at the City of Syracuse parking lot at W. Washington Street and S. Salina St., in the heart of downtown. The lot has 15 charging stations that were installed several years ago by a private company that had received ARRA funds. The event included display of 15 electric vehicles, representing a wide variety of makes and models, 2 electric bicycles, and displays from 6 solar PV installers. In addition, Sunny 102 radio did a live broadcast from the event, there were four local musicians and two food trucks from local vendors. Several New York State legislators were in attendance and a representative of the Syracuse Common Council. Several local TV stations did live interviews and covered the event on their evening news programs. A company offered free car detailing services for our volunteers, and CarCharging/Blink offered free charging for the volunteers during the event.


photo by: Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board
Eric Cote, Chevrolet Volt

Event Description

 

The Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board, SUNY-ESF, New Yorkers for Clean Power, Sierra Club-Iroquois Chapter, Alliance for a Green Economy and Solarize CNY are hosting this "Syracuse EV and PV Expo" event to highlight the connection between Electric Vehicles and Solar Power.  You can learn about powering your EV with solar PV, talk to local solar installers and ride along in an electric vehicle or electric bicycle!  Sunny 102 radio will broadcast from the event, and there will be local bands,food trucks, and kids activities so bring the whole family! The City of Syracuse has provided their municipal lot for the event and there are a dozen Level 2 charging stations on site so bring your own EV down and tell your neighbors how great it is!
 

Registered Attendees

There are currently 56 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 6
Nissan LEAF 3
Tesla Model S 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Cadillac ELR 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Think City 1
9 Models 17

Registered attendees report 292,134 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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