National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Folsom, CA
Sep 09, 2017

Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10am - 2PM
Location: Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park
9980 Greenback Lane
Folsom, CA 95630
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2017.

Event Report

~20 SacEV members were on hand for our NDEW EVent at the Folsom Historic Powerhouse with 12 vehicles representing the most popular models. SMUD had invited us to join in their Electricity Fair which brought in over 1,500 community members. SacEV members engaged in 365 conversations, with mostly young families. As a special treat, Matt Chan brought his family's mini-Tesla. Several photos attached.

photo by: Guy Hall
Chevy Bolt?, Tesla Toy Car

Event Description


Celebrate National Drive Electric Week at the 6th Annual SMUD Electricity Fair

Spend a day by the river learning about electricity and electric vehicles (EVs).

  • Children’s activities
  • Interactive museum exhibits
  • Tour the Historic Powerhouse
  • See a variety of Electric Vehicles and talk with their owners
  • Solar Art
  • Prizes

Science Booths that include:
  • Science Scavenger Hunt (below)
  • Build a series and parallel circuit
  • Check out Mr. Electricity
  • See how the sun generates power
  • Use water to generate power

NOTE: This event moved dates and locations. Mark your calendars!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 59 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 9
Chevrolet Bolt 3
Fiat 500e 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Kia Soul EV 1
8 Models 19

Registered attendees report 356,625 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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