National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Woodbridge, ON
Sep 11, 2016

Day: Sunday, September 11, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10am - 3pm
Location: Kortright Centre for Conservation
9550 Pine Valley Drive
Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6
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Event Report

We participated in Drive Electric Week as well as Green Energy Doors Open at the Living City Campus at Kortright. We had approximately 125-150 people attend. Attendees had the opportunity to tour the innovation trail, tour the sustainable house, attend an energy literacy discussion hosted by Toronto Region Conservation Authority staff and PowerStream, check out EV's and speak with EV owners and there were also many fun solar toys for the kids to play with.

photo by: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
People unknown - Teslas

Event Description


Join Toronto and Region Conservation for Green Energy Doors Open and Drive Electric Week for a fun filled day of tours, talks and toys!  Learn about sustainable living on a self-guided tour of the Archetype Sustainable House or join a guided walk along the Innovation Trail to learn about renewable energy and to tour our newly renovated off grid cottage.  Want to learn more about how energy is used in your home and ways you can help reduce your electrical bills?  Join our expert staff and PowerStream for a 45-minute energy literacy discussion.  Participants will also have the opportunity to chat with electric vehicles owners as part of Drive Electric Week, who will be on hand with their cars helping to educate consumers about the newest, greenest ride.  Even the kids can ‘test drive’ our toy solar cars and bake cookies in our solar oven!  A BBQ lunch will be available for purchase.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 7 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 2
1 Model 2

Registered attendees report 10,000 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club

Bronze Level Sponsor

All NDEW 2023 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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