National Drive Electric Week
Las Vegas • Sep 09, 2017
|Day:||Saturday, September 9, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||10 AM to 2 PM|
333 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89107
National Drive Electric Week in Las Vegas was staged at the Springs Preserve museum parking lot on Saturday, September 9th from 10 AM to 2 PM under a photovoltaic solar canopy that tracked the sun during the day and provided power to two ChargePoint stations, each with two SAE J1772 AC Level 2 ports.
Local supporting organizations included the Nevada Electric Vehicle Accelerator program from REA250.org, Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association, Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter, Clean Energy Project, Citizens Climate Lobby, SolarNV, NV Energy, Green Alliance of Nevada, Las Vegas Tesla Owners, Verdek, and ChargePoint.
An electric car rally featured about 40 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery-powered electric vehicles from worldwide automotive manufacturers, including Tesla Roadster, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Nissan LEAF, GM Chevrolet Volt, GM Chevrolet Spark EV, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford Focus EV, Fiat 500e, Daimler Smart ED, BMW i3, and Mitsubishi i-MiEV.
photo by: Stan Hanel
National Drive Electric Week 2017 in Las Vegas featured an electric car rally in the parking lot of the Springs Preserve museum, beneath a photovoltaic solar canopy that tracked the sun and provided electric power to two ChargePoint stations, each with two SAE J1772 AC Level 2 recharging ports. About 40 electric vehicles arrived during the day, including a Tesla Roadster, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Nissan LEAF, GM Chevrolet Volt, GM Chevrolet Spark EV, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford Focus EV, Fiat 500e, Daimler Smart ED, BMW i3, and Mitsubishi i-MiEV.
There are currently 74 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||6|
|Tesla Model S||3|
|Tesla Model X||3|
|Ford Fusion Energi||2|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Chevy Spark EV||1|
Registered attendees report 988,690 electric miles driven.
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