National Drive Electric Week
Sep 14, 2017
|Day:||Thursday, September 14, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
We held the event at our waterfront municipal lot from 3 to 6 on Thursday afternoon, 9/14. We had the City's EV fleet on hand, one of the largest in the state, which included 6 Nissan Leafs and 2 BMW i3s. The Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance was also present, as was Gloucester Green, our local sustainability initiative. Dealerships include Peabody BMW, Lynnfield SMart, Sudbay Chevrolet, and Milford Nissan. 4 local residents brought their EVs, and 1 business. We had a steady stream of people coming in and out during the 3 hours, between 50 and 75 people total. Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken attended the meeting, as did Gloucester Police Chief John McCarthy. Next year we intend to do an event and provide food or entertainment to attract a larger audience. We may also partner with the local farmer's market, too.
photo by: Pat Bench
This is a photo of the City fleet lined up in the parking lot. They were easily seen by people driving by.
The event is pending. Please visit the Attend page to find other National Drive Electric Week events.
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