National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Drive Green Week
Ottawa, ON
Sep 28-Oct 02, 2020

Note: This is an online only event with no physical location.
Days: September 28-October 2, 2020 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 7
Audience: Ottawa, ON, Local Area
Host: EnviroCentre
Topics: EV 101
Battery Technology
Cost of Ownership
Driving Experience
Environmental Benefits
Home Charging
Local Public Charging
Road Trips
Used EVs
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2020.

Event Report

Drive Green Ottawa Daily Speaker Series:

Monday, September 28 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. - What is it like to own an EV with EVCO – Raymond Leury
Tuesday, September 29 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. - How is Ottawa Moving to a Low Carbon Future with the City of Ottawa – Mike Fletcher
Wednesday, September 30 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. - What’s New in Charging Technology with Envari – Jim Pegg
Thursday, October 1 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. - Making ZEVs Mainstream with Plug ‘N Drive – Cara Clairman
Friday, October 2 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. - The Federal Government and ZEVs – Debbie Scharf

Green Drive-By Demo on Monday, September 28 from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. featured 21 electric vehicles driving through Ottawa

EnviroCentre's Green Room - Ask an EV Expert session with Raymond Leury of EVCO on Wednesday, September 30 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Drive Green Bingo in French and English was promoted throughout the week as a way for folks to engage and find electric vehicles and infrastructure in their community. 

Drive Green Ottawa EV Video Tour was shared on social media, providing a video tour of a 2017 Chevy Bolt form the perspective of the owner. 

Recordings of the Drive Green Ottawa events can be found here: 

Drive Green Ottawa was presented in partnership with the City of Ottawa, with special thanks to Hydro Ottawa, Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa (EVCO), Plug'N Drive, and Natural Resources Canada. 

Event Description


During the week of September 28 to October 2, EnviroCentre is partnering with the City of Ottawa to host Drive Green Ottawa. This week-long event will feature online programming that highlights personal electric vehicles and promotes low-carbon personal transportation options available to Ottawa residents. The purpose of this week-long series of events is to showcase clean, electric personal vehicles, financial incentives to purchase, supporting programs/infrastructure and new technology to Ottawa residents. The series will feature and raise awareness around electric cars, bicycles and scooters.        Register for the Drive Green Week events below - we hope to see you there!  Drive Green Week is presented by EnviroCentre in partnership with the City of Ottawa. With Special Thanks to: Hydro Ottawa, EVCO, and Plug 'n Drive.  

Registered Attendees

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Presented By

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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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