National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Fargo, ND
Sep 10, 2016

Day: Saturday, September 10, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 11-4
Location: West Acres Shopping Mall
3902 13th Avenue South
Suite 3717 Fargo
Fargo, ND 58103
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams read a tri-city proclamation naming Drive Electric Week. She also expressed interest in pursuing a DC fast charger for Moorhead in the future.

ND Senator Tim Mathern spoke about Green Transportation. He did a good job talking about the environment and ways people can be greener transportation wise, putting great emphasis on mass transit and ride shares.

Both the Sunglasses and the USB powered fans were popular items.

The Tesla Model S's were the crowd favourites. 3 Nissan LEAF, 1 Mitsubishi iMiev, 1 Chevy Volt, 3 Tesla Model S.

Event Description


Drive Electric Week

Please join us at West Acres Shopping Mall in Fargo for National Drive Electric Week!

West Acres Shopping Mall

The event kicks off with a ribbon cutting ceremony for a Level 2 charging station at West Acres Shopping Mall. Celebrate the event with a few selected speakers:

  • 11:00 AM: Opening Sentences
  • 11:05 AM: Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams reads Tri-City Proclamation declaring it Drive Electric Week in Moorhead, Fargo, and West Fargo
  • 11:15 AM: ND Senator Tim Mathern speaks about Green Transportation
  • 11:30 AM: Ribbon Cutting of Level 2 charger
  • 11:35 AM: Beginning of car show and ride-and-drives
Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams
Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams will read the region's proclamation naming the first Drive Electric Week

ND Senator Tim Mathern
North Dakota Senator Tim Mathern will be speaking about Green Transportation

Also on site will be an Electric Car drive in. In addition to being able to see real vehicles used by real owners right in the Red River Valley, owners will be on site for questions, impressions, and advice in searching for a vehicle or considering if your next car might be electric. Rides will be available, as well as test drives for appropriately Licensed and Insured drivers.

This event is rain or shine.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 19 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 3
Tesla Model S 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
4 Models 7

Registered attendees report 149,306 electric miles driven.

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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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