National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Peachland, BC
Sep 18, 2016

Day: Sunday, September 18, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:30am to 1:00PM
Location: Peachland Community Centre
4450 6 St
Peachland, BC V0H 1X6
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

We had excellent weather with lots of interested visitors. The Mayor and one councillor stopped by to check us out. Looking forward to a bigger show next year.

photo by: Tracy Hesla
Tracy Hesla Volt Tesla Leaf

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Event Description


Okanagan Valley EV Event in Peachland BC Sept. 18 2016  10:30am to 1:00pm

This is an informal information event for the public and EV enthusiasts to get together and spread the word about electric vehicles.

This is not a sales event organised by car dealers!

Please come and get your questions answered from people who own and drive electric vehicles every day. The knowledge from the registered participants is approaching over 500,000 electric KM's

Participants please arrive by 10:30 so we can get organised before taking off on short drive.

10:30 - 11:40 meet and line up for 4km drive around Peachland.

11:45 - 12:00 Drive route North from the community Centre to 13th ave, up to highway 97, South on 97 to just pass the Princeton/Beach stop light and regroup at the boat launch parking lot, North on Beach returning to the Community Centre for a casual gathering/car show.

12:00 - 1:00 Gathering/Car showing at the Peachland Community Centre. 

There is also a Peachland Farmers and Crafters market going on from 10-2 in Peachland, this is an easy walk from the Community Center parking lot where your car will be parked for the show.

A DC  charger is active in West Kelowna only about 10km away.

For the Tesla owners there is a Supercharger in Kelowna and a lot of wineries in the area have destination chargers.

This will be updated as more features are added.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 39 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 6
Tesla Model S 6
Chevrolet Volt 2
EV Conversion 1
4 Models 15

Registered attendees report 341,586 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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