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 Attend page.|
|Time:||6:30 PM - 8:30 PM|
|Location:||Seafarer's & International House
123 E 15th Street at Irving Place
New York City, 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
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.The Sierra Club's Electric Vehicle Initiative in NY partnered with the local NYC Sierra Club to expand their monthly lecture series for National Drive Electric Week. This Electric Vehicle Panel Discussion will explore the expansion of Electric Vehicles in NYC.
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.