National Drive Electric Week
Solar & Electric Vehicle Expo
South Paris, ME
Sep 30, 2023
|Saturday, September 30, 2023 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
|12:00 - 4:00 pm EDT
|Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School
256 Main Street
South Paris, ME 04281
A huge thank you to everyone who joined us at the Ninth Annual Solar&EV Expo on Sept. 30th, 2023!
We had over 25 electric vehicles present and several dozen e-bikes. Over 100 people attended, with more than 50 test drives and rides completed. We witnessed many excellent conversations as folks learned about going solar, heat pumps, recycling, ride-sharing, advocacy, and more. We heard from Scott Vlaun about CEBE's new ChargePoint network and celebrated the collaboration that made these installations possible. Travis Ritchie debunked common myths about electric vehicles in EV 101. Don McLean covered the basics during Solar 101. Josh Caldwell of the Natural Resources Council of Maine explained how to advocate for clean car and clean truck standards in Maine. Luke van Denend introduced us to GoMaine's robust and free ride-sharing platform. Jean Sideris of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine shared an update on E-Bike policy and rebates, and our co-op solar team outlined their progress since winning the Energizing Rural Communities Prize. Romero's offered delicious burritos, with their food truck powered by an all-electric Ford Lightning.
Every year CEBE hosts the Solar&EV Expo as part of National Drive Electric Week. This is a great opportunity to drive electric cars, ride electric bikes, get involved in CEBE's Community Solar project, meet solar installers and more! Don't miss this one. Electric mobility powered by renewable energy is the future. It's here now in Maine's Western Foothills. Don't miss your chance to learn all about it!
photo by: Center for an Ecology-Based Economy
Don McLean presents Solar 101 at the Center for an Ecology-Based Economy's Ninth Annual Solar & EV Expo. A Ford F-150 Lightning powers the TV screen for his presentation.
We'll also have E-Bikes to test ride -- please bring your helmet!
As in past years, you'll find helpful information at tables from our sponsors and partners.
There are currently 10 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3
|Tesla Model S
|Tesla Model X
Registered attendees report 308,000 electric miles driven.