National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Pocatello EV Expo
Pocatello, ID
Oct 01, 2022

Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT
Location: Parking area
301 N. Main Street
Pocatello, ID 83204
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Event Report

Our objective was to educate people in southeastern Idaho about EVs, create opportunities for answering EV related questions and to promote the sponsoring organizations:  Idaho Conservation League, Portneuf Resource Council (PRC), Idaho Power (IPC), and Idaho State University.  National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) provided an internet web site that gave event information and participant registration. There was a nice diversity of plug-in hybrid and fully electric vehicles which clearly demonstrated they are a viable transportation option. The EV owners talked to 250 to 300 people over the course of five hours.  They answered questions concerning range anxiety, price, cost of and time to charge, as well as their experience driving and maintaining their electric vehicle.  In addition, a representative from the Office of Energy and Mineral Resources and SemaConnect, a charging station installer, were also there.


photo by: Mike Engle, Portneuf Resource Council
In the foreground there is a gray Chevy Bolt, behind the orange truck, there is a Hyundai Ioniq 5, behind that a white Tesla model S, top middle: red Tesla model 3, then a Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid, then the Toyota RAV 4 Prime. The white EV in the middle is a Ford Fusion plug-in hybrid.

Event Description

 

Join us in Old Town Pocatello between 9 am and 2 pm on Saturday October 1st to talk to EV owners about their experience owning an electric vehicle.  The Portneuf Resource Council, Idaho Conservation League, Idaho State University and Idaho Power are co-hosting this EV Expo just a block from the downtown Pocatello Farmers Market.  We expect we will have a variety of vehicles from EV bikes to passenger vehicles and trucks.   We look forward to seeing you there!


Registered Attendees

There are currently 16 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Hyundai Ioniq 5 1
Jeep Wrangler 4xe 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Tesla Model Y 1
Toyota RAV4 Prime 4WD 1
8 Models 8

Registered attendees report 67,055 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

Bronze Level Sponsor

All NDEW 2023 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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