National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Duluth, MN
Sep 16, 2019

Day: Monday, September 16, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Canal Park Lodge
250 Canal Park Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
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Event Report

Nearly 60 people attended the EV Show & Tell Event in Duluth, which was coordinated and planned by Lake Country Power, East Central Energy, Cooperative Light & Power, Arrowhead Electric, Great River Energy and ZEF Energy. There were 25 electric vehicles on display in the Duluth EV-charging parking lot next to the Canal Park Lodge, plus bicycles, a Zero motorcycle and an electric Polaris Ranger. The discussion panel was excellent and included EV owners, Great River Energy, the Duluth Energy Commission and the sustainability director from UMD. Free ice cream from Love Creamery was offered to attendees, with a special flavor that was created special for the event, Electric Blue. The event was held Monday, September 16 from 5 – 7 p.m. 

photo by: Jeff Frey
Attendees watch as Tesla Model X owner Patrick Basten shows the audience what the technology in his car can do. The EV wowed the crowd with a musical and light show while the doors opened and danced to the music.

More photos from this event.

Event Description


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 2021 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.

EV Show & Tell Event: Considering an electric vehicle? 

Then you’ll want to attend the “Electric Vehicle Show and Tell Event” on Monday, September 16 at the Canal Park Lodge in Duluth and adjacent EV parking lot. The event starts at 5 p.m. in the North Shore Room of the hotel with a discussion panel of EV owners and experts. It’s free and open to the public until 7 p.m. Come take a look at the wide variety of EVs on the market today. For more information, contact your local electric cooperative – Arrowhead Electric, Cooperative Light & Power, East Central Energy and Lake Country Power.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 30 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 4
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 1
Tesla Model S 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
6 Models 11

Registered attendees report 98,657 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club

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Community Partners

All NDEW 2021 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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