Drive Electric Earth Day

Drive Electric Earth Day
Piedmont Earth Day Fair
Winston-Salem, NC
Apr 23, 2022

Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened.
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Location: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
421 W 27th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
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Event Report

Partnerships for event Piedmont Triad Regional Council, NCSU Clean Energy Tech Center, Gerhardt Cycles.
Great event held at Piedmont Environmental Alliance's Annual Earth Day Fair
Showcased variety of vehicle types (Chevy Volt, Tesla and e-bike), set-up in area of event by Porsche and Mack/Volvo (that were showcasing electric trucks)

photo by: Grace Messinger, PTRC
Ranking up in value of vehicles shown: 2014 Chevy Volt Telsa Model Y (others near us): Porsche Volvo Mack (garbage truck)

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.

* * PLEASE NOTE: if you plan on attending event with you vehicle you would need to arrive at Winston-Salem fairgrounds no later than 8:30am be able to stay or leave your vehicle until 4pm (there will not be a chance to move your vehicle as it is a walkable event)

The Piedmont Earth Day Fair brings together the Triad’s leading companies and organizations committed to sustainability. As the largest Earth Day celebration in the region, we have hosted crowds as large as 8,000 people at the event.  The Piedmont Triad Regional Council along with the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Clean Energy Technology Center is hosting an electric vehicle showcase booth where attendees can see, feel and sit in electric vehicles from the region.  We invite EV owners to share their experience and encourage their attendance as a show of support to those considering the transition to EV!  Current EV owners, please bring a picture of your ride to post on our EV Ownership board and share your testimony. 

The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) in partnership with the NCSU Clean Energy Technology Center is part of the #Fuel What Matters initiative.  PTRC, a 12-county regional council of government, is working to educate and engage with our communities, especially in Davie, Davidson, Forsyth and Guilford Counties, in an effort to reduce transportation related emissions. The use of electric vehicles can help to reduce emissions, cut down on fuel consumption and even save money.  PTRC is helping to diversify fuel supplies and support cleaner, more vibrant local and state economies.  The end result – cleaner air and greater energy security.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 11 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
1 Model 1

Registered attendees report 1,000 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club

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Community Partners

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

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