National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
St Thomas, VI
Oct 03, 2020

Day: Saturday, October 3, 2020 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9am-11am
Location: Market Square East
St Thomas, VI 00802
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2020.

Event Report

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, EV rally for 2020 National Drive Electric Week.
October 3, 2020

Kyle Fleming, Director, Virgin Islands Energy Office
Greg Guannel, Director, Caribbean Green Technology Center, University of the Virgin Islands
Corinne Van Rensselaer, Rotary Club of St. Thomas East ECO

Members of the VI EV Association - North (VIEVAN) organized the EV rally on October 3rd.   15 vehicles, all Nissan Leafs from 2013 to 2020 model years, assembled and rallied across beautiful St Thomas.  At each stop speakers addressed the participants about EV technology and policy.  A parking skill challenge was sponsored by DriveGreenVI with a prize of a $500 gift certificate toward purchase of a new or used EV.


Organizing group Facebook page with media

photo by: Adrien Austin
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, residents overlooking beautiful Charlotte Amalie harbor as they celebrate National Drive Electric Week with an EV rally on October 3, 2020.

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Event Description


Join St. Thomas & St. John Electric Vehicle owners to celebrate Drive Electric Week.  The road rally will start at Market Square East at 9am and head westerly toward Brewer's Bay.  Free and open to all EV owners.  Everyone will receive participation gifts.  

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2020 St. Thomas Drives Electric Partners:

Drive Green VI: sponsoring the parking skills challenge and with representatives on-hand for any of your Nissan Leaf questions

Caribbean Center for Green Technology: discussing the "Powering Through a Blackout" project

VI Energy Office: with details about EV rebate program

Rotary Club of St. Thomas East ECO: will distribute emergency water filters

Registered Attendees

There are currently 31 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 10
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 4
2 Models 14

Registered attendees report 296,400 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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