National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Rochester, NY
Sep 17, 2015

Day: Thursday, September 17, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 3 PM to 7 PM
Location: I-Square
400 Bakers Park
Rochester, NY 14617
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

Very successful, great new venue. We have more attend each year.

photo by: Bob Kanauer
Kathy Kanauer

Event Description


This year's Drive Electric Week Event - Rochester NY will be held at the I-Square site, 400 Bakers Park, Rochester, NY 14617. NOTE: If you are using a GPS, enter the Zip Code - some GPS units will send you to another "Baker" elsewhere in Rochester. This location is just off Titus Ave., next to the House of Guitars in Irondequoit.

Our local sponsors/partners for the event include the New York State Electric Auto Association (NYSEAA), Genesee Region Clean Communities, Inc. (GRCC), and I-Square (go to to learn more about this exciting mixed-use zoned area).


Refreshments will be provided for attendees. The I-Square site offers a number of restaurant choices plus an ice cream shop (food for purchase). For more information including menus go to You have the option of eating on the rooftop garden or at tables inside.

There are two dual Level 2 EVSE's on site serving four parking spots. These are on the Charge Point network - use of the EVSE's is free.

Rides will be available for those interested in learning more about electric vehicles. Currently there will be over 25 Plug in Electric Vehicles at the event including dealers bringing the Nissan Leaf (Vision) and the BMW i3 (West Herr). Other dealers with cars are also expected to attend.

Demonstrations will include the use of home and public charging stations plus the use of Solar Photovoltaics to charge your car at your home or business. 

Registered Attendees

There are currently 54 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 7
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 4
Ford C-MAX Energi 3
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 2
Cadillac ELR 1
EV Conversion 1
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model S 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
13 Models 25

Registered attendees report 399,905 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
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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