National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
San Diego, CA
Sep 30, 2021

Day: Thursday, September 30, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 4:30 - 6:30 pm PDT
Location: The San Diego LGBT Community Center
3909 Centre St.
San Diego, CA 92103
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2021.

Event Report

In celebration of National Drive Electric Week, on Thursday, September 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. the California Electric Transportation Coalition and Electric Transportation Community Development Corporation in partnership with SDG&E, Cleantech San Diego, San Diego Pride and the Electric Vehicle Association will host an electric vehicle (EV) event to raise funds for the San Diego LGBT Community Center and share the excitement of driving electric.  EVs like the Ford Mach-E, Volkswagen ID4, Polestar, every model of Tesla and more were on display. 

FUNDRAISER FOR THE SAN DIEGO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER: The event was free to attendees and SDG&E will donate up to $20 per attendee to the San Diego LGBT Community Center to support programs benefitting the region. $1,000 was raised for The Center

- Elaine Borseth, President, Electric Vehicle Association San Diego Chapter and Vice president of the Electric Auto Association
- Jeni Reynolds, Director of Clean Transportation, San Diego Gas & Electric 
- CA Assemblymember Chris Ward 
- California Electric Transportation Coalition and Electric Transportation Community Development Corporation, Executive Director Eileen Tutt 
- Ian Johnson, Director of Development, San Diego LGBT Community Center

Event Description


In celebration of San Diego‚Äôs LGBTQ community, join us for an entertaining event that will educate about the benefits of driving electric and raise money for The San Diego LGBT Community Center. To date, almost every automaker has committed to going all-electric and more than 50 models of EVs are now available. Hear great music, tour EV displays, and talk with local EV drivers about the latest EV technology.

Electric Transportation Community Development Corporation and California Electric Transportation Coalition in partnership with San Diego Gas & Electric, Electric Auto Association, San Diego Accelerate 2 Zero Emissions Coalition, Cleantech San Diego, and San Diego LGBT Pride will share the excitement that is spreading across the U.S. as more EVs come to the market.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 44 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 3
Polestar 2 2
Tesla Model 3 2
Tesla Model S 2
Audi A3 e-tron 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 1
Ioniq Electric 1
Kia Niro Electric 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model Y 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
15 Models 20

Registered attendees report 621,392 electric miles driven.

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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