National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
New Jersey Clean Energy Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
Oct 03-04, 2022

Days: October 3-4, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Location: Harrah’s Conference Center
777 Harrah's Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2022.

Event Report

The NJ Board of Public Utilities, in partnership with the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, hosted an Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive during the NJ Clean Energy Conference at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Participants had the opportunity to test drive one or more plug-in electric vehicles, browse through EVs on display from local owners and DEP staff, and chat with DEP’s EV team.

EVs available for test drives included:
  • Ford F-150 Lightning from Chapman Auto
  • Ford E-Transit from Chapman Auto
  • Toyota RAV4 Prime from Toyota Motor North America
  • Tesla Model S from Tesla's Cherry Hill Gallery
  • Tesla Model Y from Tesla's Cherry Hill Gallery
  • Hyundai Ionic from Causeway Auto
EVs on display included:
  • Chevrolet Bolt
  • Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
  • Volkswagen ID.4
  • Mini Hardtop Cooper SE
  • All-Electric School Bus from BYD Motors

photo by: Colleen Oropeza
EV Test Drive Lineup for the Ride & Drive at the NJ Clean Energy Conference

Event Description

Conference Details


October 3 & 4, 2022 (Ride and Drive to take place on October 3rd)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Ride and Drive time TBD)

Location & Parking

Harrah’s Conference Center, 777 Harrah’s Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Harrah’s valet or self park are available.

Registration Fees

Early Registration Fee: $175 per person (expires Sept. 5, 2022)
Registration Fee: $200 per person (Sept. 6 to Sept. 28, 2022)

Public / Non-Profit Employee Discount Fee: $100 per person
Student Discount Fee: $75 per person (must bring student ID)

Onsite Registration Fee: $250 per person (walk-in)

*Online registration will close at midnight on September 28, 2022. After that time, only walk-in registrations at the conference will be accepted.

Hotel Accommodations

To book a room online:

If you prefer to make your reservation over the phone, please use the information below:
Room Reservations: 888-516-2215 (8am-2am EST, 7 days a week)
Group name: NJ Board of Public Utilities Clean
Group code: SH10PU2

(**All callers will be asked for this group code but can also book by saying Board of Public Utilities Clean.)

Conference Objectives

At the New Jersey Clean Energy Conference: Achieving Our Clean Energy Future, you will:

  • Learn from industry experts, state and federal leaders, and advocates about how your home, town, and business can benefit from clean energy;
  • Take a closer look at the state’s innovative Energy Master Plan (EMP) and the nation-leading policy design and implementation work undertaken during the last three years to advance our clean energy economy in an equitable and affordable way;
  • Discover incentive programs that will help move the public and private sectors toward New Jersey’s clean energy goals;
  • Understand how solar, offshore wind, electric vehicles, and energy efficiency can benefit your community, particularly for environmental justice and low- and moderate-income communities; and
  • Join conversations about how we can move together toward a clean energy economy and future that works for everyone.

Agenda at a Glance

Sessions include*:

  • New Jersey’s Equitable Clean Energy Transition: Statewide Initiatives for Overburdened Communities
  • Meet the Agencies Driving Our Clean Energy Transition Forward
  • New Jersey’s Offshore Wind Economy: A Generational Investment
  • New Jersey Clean Energy Program: Residential Customers & Contractors, C&I Customers & Contractors
  • New Jersey Clean Energy Program: Energy Efficiency and Beyond for Your Municipality or School
  • Moving Our Communities: Electric Vehicles, E-mobility, and Equity
  • Building Our 21st Century Grid: Balancing Clean Energy Goals with Grid Constraints
  • Building a Just Transition, Labor, and Workforce Development: What is a Clean Energy Job?
  • New Jersey’s Next Generation of Housing: Decarbonization Technologies and Trends
  • Emerging Technologies: Research and Development in Clean Tech
  • Powering Our Communities with the Sun: New Jersey’s Expanding Solar Economy
  • And more!

Registrant Engagement*:

  • Networking Reception
  • Plenaries During Lunches
  • Networking Speed-Dating
  • EV Ride and Drive
  • Meet the Exhibitors
  • And more!

*Agenda is not final. Programming may change.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 3 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 Door 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
2 Models 2

Registered attendees report 9,750 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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