National Drive Electric Week
Sep 13, 2017
|Day:||Wednesday, September 13, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||3PM - 6:30PM|
|Location:||WPl Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center
76 Washburn Ave
Worcester, MA 01605
The Worcester Polytechnic Institute ride and drive included seven dealership vehicles ranging from BMW, Chevrolet, and Ford with a Tesla static display (vendor vehicle). There were 22 community EV vehicles. The event opened with a 30 minute speaking portion with speeches from John Orr (Director of Sustainability at WPI), Secretary Matt Beaton (MA Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs), Aleta Fazzone (Director of Community Engagement at National Grid), and Gina Coplon-Newfield (Campaign Director for Clean Transportation For All at Sierra Club).
The event produced 71 test drives and 47 passenger rides for a total of 118 EV experiences.
photo by: MASS DRIVE CLEAN
John Orr, Director of Sustainability at WPI, with opening remarks
Join us Wednesday, September 13th at Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Life Science and Bioengineering Center
MASS DRIVE CLEAN - an initiative brought to you by the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs, MassDEP, National Grid, in conjunction with the Worcester Clean Tech Incubator - is proud to announce its third year at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. This public event is held as part of National Drive Electric Week, a nationwide celebration to promote and highlight the advantages and technology in plug-in electric vehicles and motorcycles. The event is open to all Massachusetts residents and will provide the opportunity to test drive a variety of the newest generation of electric vehicles. Participants will also be able to learn more about rebates and incentives available through the MOR-EV program.
Electric Bicycle Ride Will be Provided By Fi-Field Bikes
Food Trucks Will Be Selling Fresh Fare
Past Test Drive Participants Include:
Past Display Participants Include:
There are currently 58 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||4|
|Tesla Model S||2|
|Tesla Model X||2|
|Toyota Plug-in Prius||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Toyota Prius Prime||1|
Registered attendees report 453,659 electric miles driven.