National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Raleigh, NC
Sep 14, 2019

Day: Saturday, September 14, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Location: Raleigh, NC 27604
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Event Report

This event had the following vehicles on display:

Tesla Model X
Tesla Model S (2)
Tesla Model 3 (3)
Jaguar I-PACE
Nissan Leaf 2018 (2)
Nissan Leaf pre-2018 (2)
BMW i3 REx
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet
Chevrolet Volt Gen 1
Chevrolet Bolt
Zero DSR motorcycle
Energica EVA motorcycle
Hyundai Ioniq EV (2)

We also used two Goal Zero Boulder 100 Briefcase solar panels plugged into a Goal Zero Yeti 1000 battery "generator" to supply power to an AeroVironment Level 1 charging cable, which was connected to the Energica EVA motorcycle. At a 2A draw from the motorcycle, over 5 hours, the bike gained 8% state of charge. The battery was pre-charged to full using a larger array of solar panels the day before, so all energy delivered to the motorcycle was 100% from the sun.


photo by: Luke Bolenbaugh
Discussing the solar charging of the motorcycle with other EV drivers.

Event Description

 

The event is pending. Please visit the Attend page to find other National Drive Electric Week events.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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