Drive Electric Earth Day
Clean Fuel EV Meet Up
Apr 13, 2022
|Day:||Wednesday, April 13, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened.|
|Time:||12:00 - 2:00 pm CDT|
|Location:||Cajun Field EV Charging Station
2368 W Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506
Event ReportWe had a joint event with a EV meet up at the Cajun Field charging station which is powered by our solar farm down the road and then we took everyone for a tour of the Solar Farm. We got a comprehensive look at what clean energy means and got excited about what's to come in terms of clean power and electric vehicles. Terrence L. Chambers, Director of the Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy (EESE) at UL Lafayette gave us information on the EV chargers and the 5-6 more that are coming soon to UL Lafayette's campus. Dr. Chambers also gave us a hard hat tour of UL Lafayette's 1.1 megawatt Solar Farm and the new Solar Lab that is currently under construction.
photo by: Caress VanDuzee
Vehicle in shot: KIA EV6 People: (Left to right) Gretchen Vanicor, Jin UL Student, Caress VanDuzee, Tom Budetti, Blair Begnaud, Terrence L. Chambers, Joe Nelson, Jacob UL Student, not pictured Raju Gottumukkala.
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.Join us for an electric vehicle meet-up at the Cajun Field Charging stations in partnership with Louisiana Clean Fuels. Come check out electric vehicles, solar EV chargers, and a solar demonstration/talk from UL professors at Lafayette's first, public electrical vehicle charging station.
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Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
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|Tesla Model Y||1|
Registered attendees report 57,879 electric miles driven.