National Drive Electric Week
New York City
New York City, NY
Sep 13, 2017
|Day:||Wednesday, September 13, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||6:30 PM - 8:30 PM|
Seafarer's & International House
123 E 15th Street at Irving Place
New York, NY 10003
We had a 7-person panel including Ben Mandel of Mayor DeBlasio's Office of Sustainability, John Voelcker of Green Car Reports, Zach Kahn of BYD, Seth Weintraub of Electrek.Co , John Shipman and Sherry Login of Con Ed and Judah Aber of EB Start.
45 people signed post cards to Governor Cuomo urging him to direct VW Settlement funds to electric school buses and transit buses vehicles and to expand charging to ALL communities, including low income communities and communities with multi-uni dwellings.
NYC Dept of Transportation co-sponsored the event.
About 8 NYC Sierra Club volunteers worked on the event.
About 60 attended.
photo by: Kat Fisher
From Left: Seth Weintraub, Zach Kahn, Ben Mandel, John Voelcker, Sherry Login, John Shipman, Judah Aber
Panelists will include: Zachary Kahn, Director of Government Relations - North America / Director of Business Development - NYC; John Voelcker, Editor of Green Car Reports; Benjamin Mandel, Renewable Energy Policy Advisor, NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability; Judah Aber, Co-Founder EB Start Consulting. Additional confirmations are forthcoming.
There are currently 70 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||2|
|Tesla Model S||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Tesla Model X||1|
Registered attendees report 295,550 electric miles driven.