Drive Electric Earth Day

Drive Electric Earth Day
AltCar Live
Riverside, CA
Apr 21, 2021

Note: This is an online only event with no physical location.
Day: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Audience: Riverside, CA, Local Area
Host: Western Riverside Council of Governments
Recording: view the recorded presentation.
Topics: Environmental Benefits
Local Public Charging
Workplace Charging
Instrument UUID
Instrument Calibration

Instrument Priority:
Instrument Resolution:
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2021.

Event Report

AltCar Expo Live, hosted by the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG), brought together fleet managers, sustainability directors, business owners, legislators, industry professionals and the general public ia forum for alternative fuels and vehicles. The event was hosted in partnership with the South Coast Air Quality Management District, State of California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board, and Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GoBiz). Event sponsors included the University of California Riverside (UCR)Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), SoCalGas, Department of General Services, Clean Cities, City of Riverside, Veloz, Plug in America and Southern California Edison. 


The first panel, moderated by Marco Anderson, Program Manager at SCAG, focused on state agency updates with an extended question and answer session. Panelists Tyson Eckerle, Deputy Director of ZEV Market Development at the GoBiz, and Elizabeth John, from the Advanced Fuels and Technologies Office of the California Energy Commission, shared the latest news regarding state agency funding, policy, and programs. 


The second panel focused on current best practices and case studiesMatthew Barth, Director of CE-CERT at UCR, moderated the panel and discussion. Panelists included Tracy Sato, Power Resources Manager of Customer Strategies at Riverside Public Utilities, Aaron R Dyer, Senior Project Manager of eMobility Strategy and Program Development at Southern California Edison, and Jonathan Palacios-Avila, President and Co-Founder of Stratos Fuel. 


The event also included recorded vehicle demonstrations, a networking session, and a raffle for an electric bike and other prizes.  

Event Description


Join AltCar! An online webinar series, questions and answers, announcements, and funding opportunities, clean air vehicles and projects.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 48 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Tesla Model 3 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model S 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
8 Models 10

Registered attendees report 167,072 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club

Silver Level Sponsor

Bronze Level Sponsor

All DEED 2023 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of Drive Electric Earth Day.

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