National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Carlyle Drive Electric Event
Carlyle, IL
Sep 25, 2021

Day: Saturday, September 25, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT
Location: Case-Halstead Public Library
571 Franklin St.
Carlyle, IL 62231
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Event Report

We had a visit from a local solar vendor, who brought a drone and showed video.  We had volunteers from the Friends of the Case-Halstead Public Library.  We all enjoyed seeing new electric vehicles such as the Volkswagen ID.4 Ford Mustang Mach-E and Audi eTron.

photo by: Frank Buckingham DVM
What a perfect day to learn about electric vehicles!

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.

Welcome to our 3rd Annual Drive Electric Week event here in Carlyle Illinois!  Located a few blocks from Carlyle Lake, the Case-Halstead Public Library is once again hosting.  We will have plenty of cars to see and refreshments as well.  Restrooms are available in the Library.  Please bring your questions and visit with happy and enthusiastic plug-in car owners ready to tell you about their "ride".   There WILL be one Level 2 charger on site: we ARE getting a new one in time for the event!!  There are some outside regular A/C outlets for Level 1 chargers to plug in so please bring your charger if you need one. 

Please register on this page if you would like to volunteer to help or bring a vehicle.  Tell your friends who drive electric to do the same.

Stay tuned: there may be other library events on the same day.  More information coming.  Let's make this the biggest year yet!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 45 attendees registered.

Plug-In Vehicles Registered by Attendees

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 5
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Tesla Model Y 2
Audi e-tron 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Tesla Model X 1
Volkswagon ID.4 1
12 Models 18

Registered attendees report 558,519 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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