National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Electrify Belmont: A Home, Garden, & Garage Event
Belmont, MA
Sep 17, 2022

Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Chenery Middle School
95 Washington Street
Belmont, MA 02478
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Event Report

This was a kickoff event for a new collaboration between Belmont Light (Belmont Municipal Light Department), the Belmont Energy Committee, and Sustainable Belmont, under the umbrella of "Belmont Goes Electric!"  The event was designed as a Home, Garden, & Garage Electrification Event and featured an EV Ride & Drive, demonstrations of battery electric lawn equipment, and information on home heat pumps/mini-splits, rooftop solar, and other sustainable initiatives.

We were lucky to have our town's DPW Water Division let us show off its new Ford Mustang Mach-E, and we had a surprise demonstration from a Rivian pickup that was extremely popular.

This group is planning an event around Earth Day or late spring to keep the momentum going.

photo by: Aidan Leary
The Town of Belmont DPW Water Division Ford Mustang Mach-E was on display as visitors took test drives in a 2022 Bolt EV and Bolt EUV from Quirk Chevrolet at the Belmont Goes Electric! Home, Garden, & Garage Event on September 17, 2022.

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Event Description

 

Join Belmont Light, Sustainable Belmont, the Belmont Energy Committee among other local organizations to discuss home, garden, and garage electrification.  

  • Test drive and view a number of electric vehicles from local dealerships and owned by Belmont residents
  • Talk with a representative from Stihl about battery operated yard equipment, including leaf blowers, lawn mowers, and more
  • Discuss air source heat pump options with residents that have made the change
  • Find out about rebates from Belmont Light to make going electric at home more affordable

Registered Attendees

There are currently 151 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model Y 3
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Toyota RAV4 Prime 4WD 2
Volkswagen ID.4 2
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 1
Jaguar I-Pace 1
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Polestar 2 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Tesla Model X 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
Volvo XC60 AWD PHEV 1
15 Models 20

Registered attendees report 343,800 electric miles driven.

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