Drive Electric Earth Day
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.|
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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 in a 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 (). 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 , 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 studies. Matthew 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 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.
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There are currently 48 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||2|
|Ford Mustang Mach-E||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Tesla Model S||1|
Registered attendees report 167,072 electric miles driven.