By Randy Bryan, Concord, NH
There will be several National Drive Electric Events around NH during National Drive Electric Week, September 9-16th. The Events are sponsored by NH Department of Environmental Services, NH Sierra Club, ConVerdant Vehicles, Plug-in America, New England Electric Auto Association, and others. For information on all Drive Electric Week events, go to: https://driveelectricweek.org/events.php
On Saturday, September 9th, Concord hosts the 6th annual NH Drive Electric Week Event on the Main Street sidewalk in front of the Statehouse and next to the Saturday Farmer’s Market. The event starts at 8:30am and lasts until 1pm.
On Saturday, September 9th, the Dothan Brook School in White River Junction, VT hosts a Drive Electric Event in the parking lot. Noon-4 pm. This event includes support by the NH’s New London and Upper Connecticut Valley volunteers and Dealers..
On Thursday, September 14th, the Common Man Resort and Spa in Plymouth hosts a Drive Electric Event. 3-7pm.
On Saturday, September 16th, Durham will host a Drive Electric Event at the Wagon Hill Farm on Rte 4, 11am – 3pm, in concert with the Durham Days Fair. The electric cars will then caravan to the Red Hook Brewery in Newington for ride-drives.
There will be lots of electric vehicles present of various makes and types for all to see, with owners and dealers present to answer questions. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever with electric cars, bikes, motor cycles, and more. Scheduled to exhibit are Teslas, Nissan Leafs, BMW i3s, Chevy Bolts and Volts, and more. Electric cars are improving by leaps and bounds, with the latest models offering 200+ mile range at more affordable prices. Come kick the tires!
Randy Bryan has been an advocate for electric cars for 8+ years. He is one of the co-founders of Drive Electric NH.