Drive Electric Earth Day

Drive Electric Earth Day
Albany, NY EV Day
Albany, NY
Apr 23, 2022

Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened.
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church
85 Chestnut St
Albany, NY 12210
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Event Report

The event was an open house / car show style event and included over 25 EVs and owners on site to provide information on the vehicles and their experiences owning an EV in the Capital Region. The event also included participation from the regional transit provider (Capital District Transportation Authority) to provide information on their new all-electric car share program and electric micro mobility options (e-bike, and e-scooters), National Grid to provide information on their EVSE incentive programs New York State, Livingston Energy Group to provide information on their EVSE products, and the City of Albany Office of Sustainability to promote the actions the City is taking to advance EVs and sustainability. A question-and-answer session was held so participating organizations could answer questions from event attendees.

Special Thanks to all who attended and all of our event partners including:

  • Albany Office of Sustainability
  • Capital District Clean Communities Coalition
  • Capital District EV Drivers Group
  • Capital District Transportation Authority
  • National Grid 
  • Livingston Energy Group



photo by: Jacob Beeman, Capital District Clean Communities Coalition
Attendees gathered for Electric Vehicle Question and Answer session during the Albany Drive Electric Earth Day Event.

Event Description

 

All attendees and volunteers are required to follow local health guidelines. It is recommended that everyone wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all Drive Electric Earth Day 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.

Sustainable Albany invites you to Drive Electric Earth Day. On Saturday April 23rd from 11am-3pm, at Westminster Church, 85. Chestnut St. Albany, NY, come learn more about driving an Electric Vehicle.  Current EV Drivers, local dealers and local officials will be present to answer questions about the electric car experience and how our region is planning to add additional charging stations.  We will have cars available to view with a discussion happening at Noon.  There is a parking lot at the location and there is also street parking available. If you want to enjoy the neighborhood and Earth Day, parking is also available in Washington Park. We will be abiding by local and State COVID-19 Rules if necessary at the time of the event.



Registered Attendees

There are currently 78 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 5
Hyundai Ioniq 5 4
Tesla Model 3 3
Tesla Model S 3
Ford Mustang Mach-E 2
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
Volkswagon ID.4 2
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 1
Hyundai KONA Electric 1
Kia EV6 1
Kia Niro Electric 1
Polestar 2 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model Y 1
14 Models 28

Registered attendees report 794,299 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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All DEED 2022 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of Drive Electric Earth Day.

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