National Drive Electric Week of September, 2014 in Sarasota Florida
Sarasota Florida has an Electric Vehicle Expo Celebration to acknowledge the National Drive Electric Week from September 15 – 21, 2014 along with Canada, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands and other states in our country USA.
When : September 20, 2014 Saturday
Time : 10:00am – 3:00pm
Where : Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota FL 34236
Contact : 941-915-6003 or 941-357-6224 for more information
Sponsors : Plug in America, Sierra Club, Electric Auto Association, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Gettel Nissan, Sunset GMC, Apollo Sunguard, Brilliant Harvest, Eco-Smart, FPL, Region Solar, City of Sarasota and Sarasota County.
All are welcome to join this free event, enjoy the delicious food from the vendors, lively music, watch, feel, ride, touch and test drive display and showcased electric cars.
September 20, 2014 National Drive Electric Event – Special Discount to Mote Aquarium
Admission tickets to Mote Aquarium for seniors 65 year and older are $9, tickets for adults are $10.00, tickets for children between 4 and 12 years old are $5. 3 year old and younger children have free admission.
National Drive Electric Week – History
National Drive Electric week was previously known as National Plug in Day; it was formed by Jeff U’Ren and Zan Dubin-Scott of Los Angeles. They invited Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association to join the venture and promote the first event around 29 cities in USA in 2011.
Benefits of Electric Car
Eliminates carbon emissions in the cities and protects the environment with cleaner air for better health.
Saves money on importing expensive gas from other countries.
Federal Tax credit incentive of $7,500 when you buy an electric car