National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
New Orleans, LA
Sep 10, 2016

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: Whole Foods Market
300 N Broad St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

Hosts: New Orleans City Council, Whole Foods Market, Ray Brandt Nissan, EV-LA, Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership
Sponsors: PosiGen, Entergy, Cox Communications
EV-LA Vehicle Displays: Chevrolet Volt, Tesla Model S, Nissan LEAF, BMW i3 REx, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, 1980 Electra Van​
Winner of the Nissan LEAF Weekend Giveaway Raffle: William Valin

photo by: Rebecca Otte, Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership
From left to right: Rob Mills, Ray Brandt Nissan EV Sales Specialist; Jeff Cantin, EV Louisiana President; New Orleans City Councilmembers Nadine Ramsey of District "C," LaToya Cantrell of District "B," Jared Brossett of District "D," and Susan Guidry of District "A" standing in front of a Nissan LEAF. Cantin is holding the proclamation put forward by the City Council declaring September 10th as Electric Vehicle Day in the City of New Orleans.

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Event Description


In coordination with the New Orleans City Council, Whole Foods Market, Ray Brandt Nissan, and EV-LA, the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership will be hosting an electrifying, family-fun New Orleans EV Day! Activities include a special press conference with elected officials, including Councilmember LaToya Cantrell of District ‘B’, announcing both a city proclamation and the winner of a Nissan LEAF® Weekend Giveaway, an EV showcase, charging demonstrations, entertainment, door prizes, and food provided by Whole Foods Market.


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Registered Attendees

There are currently 47 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 3
Tesla Model S 3
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
6 Models 11

Registered attendees report 109,186 electric miles driven.

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