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NY Capital District Drive Electric Week & Sustainability Fair – Sun Oct 1st, 2023

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Location: 105 Jay St Schenectady, NY 12308 (map)

  • National Drive Electric Week (#NDEW2023) is a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.
  • Takes place across the country from 9/22-10/1
  • National Drive Electric Week 2023 Stats are updated in real time
    • 193 NDEW events registered in the US
    • 48 States
  • NY Capital District Drive Electric Week & Sustainability Fair was Largest attended event in 2022 with nearly 700 registered attendees and 60 personally owned EVs  (Online registration for this free event drives our stats with the national initiative)
  • Event is Hosted by:
    • City of Schenectady  – Named “City of the Year” by the National Electric Vehicle Association for 2022
    • Livingston Energy Group – Schenectady Based EV Charging Infrastructure Solutions provider.  Proudly manufacturing level 2 charging stations in Schenectady NY that meets Buy America Standards.
    • Schenectady Greenmarket – connecting farm and city to create a responsible, sustainable food system.  Open every Sunday, year round.
    • NY Capital District Electric Vehicle Association – local EV Drivers, EV Curious and EV Advocates dedicated to educating communities about benefits to E-mobility
  • Supported by (Silver Level Sponsors)
    • Nautilus Solar
    • National Grid
  • Special Guests
    • EQX – Alternative Energy meets Alternative Rock  / Broadcasting live Powered by an all Electric Ford F-150 Lightning from the Northeast F-150 Lightning Club
    • Liv and Patrick – YouTube Personalities from the Mach-E Vlog and Girls Guide to Cars  (Meet and Greets)
  • Ride and Drives!  Event participants (with valid Driver’s licenses) will be able to take a ride and try out several zero emissions vehicles including:
    • CDTA – Free Rides around the Electric City on a Zero Emissions City Transit Bus
    • Albany Auto Group:  Audi Albany, BMW of South Albany & Northway Toyota – 2024 BMW iX, 2023 Toyota bZ4X, Audi Q4 e-tron quattro
    • Latham Tesla- variety of Teslas
    • McGovern Volvo Cars Albany: 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge, Jaguar I-Pace
  • EV Driver Clubs Participating – All personally owned vehicles
    • Capital District EV Drivers Club
    • New England Mach-E Club 
    • New York Rivian Owners 
    • New York State Tesla Owners 
    • Northeast F-150 Lightning Club 
  • Vendors
    • Bethlehem School District
    • Capital District Regional Planning Commission/ Clean Energy Communities
    • Capital District Transportation Committee
    • CDTA
    • Clinton Tractor/ Capital Tractor
    • Friends of Schenectady County Public Library
    • Hudson Valley Community College
    • New York Power Authority
    • New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
    • NYS Thruway Authority
    • New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA)
    • New Yorkers for Clean Power
    • Proctors Theater
    • Schalmont CSD
    • Schenectady County
    • Solar Sal Boats
    • SunCommon
    • Whispering Willow Wild Care
  • Other Cool Stuff
    • Check out Solar Sal Boats – Will display a 100% solar powered boat!
    • Bethlehem Central Schols showing off their Zero Emission School Bus – this yellow bus goes green!
    • Friends of Schenectady County Public Library  – Annual Fall Book Sale going on – all books $1 or less!
    • Prizes, give aways, talk to EV Drivers


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