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EVADC logo with textThe Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC (EVADC) has a jam-packed line-up of EV content for existing EV owners, those shopping for an EV, and those who are just curious about EVs.

Below is an outline of the planned segments. Attend for the full event or any part of it.

7:05 EV 101 – The basics on Electric Vehicles
7:20 Virtual Test Drives – Come along for a virtual test drive or two and ask questions of the drivers
7:50 Community Solar 101 – Power your EV with the Sun
8:05 Charging Programs from the electric utilities that can save you money
8:25 Talk to EV Owners – Breakout Rooms so you can talk with EV owners of a variety of owners and car models

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There's an Electric Car in Your Future

Kick Gas! In Annapolis.Join Annapolis Green for Kick Gas! as we bring you National Drive Electric Week, September 26-October 4. We’re part of a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of driving electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. EVs are fun to drive and one of the best things you can do to mitigate Climate Change! And… they are perfectly normal, cheaper than you think, stylish and easy. We think that’s pretty Kick Gas! 

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On October 1 we’ll Zoom in and virtually showcase various models of the more than 40 plug-in vehicles available today in a fun, interactive way. Hear from owners and learn what driving electric is all about.

Coming to you from the brand new Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library on West Street we’ll Zoom in and virtually showcase various models of the more than 40 plug-in vehicles available today in a fun, interactive way. Hear from owners and learn what driving electric is all about. Take a virtual test drive!

Not your typical Zoom meeting – ours will be fun AND informative:

  • A really cool music video for AM-FM featuring Timme Metz and Tambo
  • EV 101 – how driving electric is good for the environment and your wallet
  • EV 102 – how driving electric is good for your health and the planet’s
  • Anne Arundel County Library CEO Skip Auld, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley and Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles will open the event.
    • Learn more about the BGE-County-City partnership that led to the installation of charging stations in public areas such as the library and see a ribbon cutting to officially inaugurate the them.
    • Hear County Executive Pittman discuss his recent initiative to convert the county fleet all-electric in the next 15 years. Read more about the initiative.
  • Short interviews with EV drivers
  • Virtual test drives featuring
    • Chevrolet Bolt
    • Harley-Davidson LiveWire motorcycle (Yes! It’s electric!)
    • Porsche Taycan
  • BGE presentation about how home charging affects your electric bill and what residential rebates are available for home charging equipment
  • Drive with the Sun
    • Learn how you can charge your car from the sun with community solar (no panels) or from panels on your rooftop
  • A hilarious virtual tour of EV charging stations in our area featuring our summer interns

This Kick Gas! event is brought you by Annapolis Green in partnership with the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC (EVADC), the City of Annapolis’ Office of Economic Development and Office of Environmental Policy, and Office of the County Executive.

Many other events are planned for Drive Electric Week. See our Drive Electric page for details.

Local Sponsors

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Event Partners

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National Sponsors

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There's an Electric Car in Your Future

Kick Gas! In Annapolis.

EVs Hit the Avenue – 6 – 8 pm
In the Maryland Avenue Recovery Zone, 4 to 6 EVs will be parked on the Avenue while it is closed to car traffic but open for outdoor dining. The EV owners (and dealers) will answer questions about their cars. (Everybody will be required to wear a mask.) Learn about the benefits of driving electric — for your wallet and the planet.

Among the vehicles you’ll see: Chevrolet Bolt (including a Bolt police patrol car!), Tesla Model S, WV e-Golf, customized Chevrolet Volt, and a Harley-Davidson LiveWire all-electric motorcycle.

galway bay annapolisFundraising Dinner – 4 – 10 pm
Stop by Annapolis Founding One Hundred supporter Galway Bay Irish Restaurant on Maryland Avenue for a delicious dinner under the stars (or inside) to benefit Annapolis Green! Make a reservation or just walk in and tell the server you’re there for the Annapolis Green fundraiser. This also applies to take-out. See the great three-course $25 fixed price menu.

Galway will have great music from 6 to 9pm: Timmie Metz, who is featured in a fun music video at our October 1 event.

maryland theatre for the performing artsWhile you’re visiting with our cars (and owners), and enjoying dinner, join our entertainment! With the Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts leading the way, put on your dancing shoes and slide! We’re just going to say “It’s Electric!”

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Thank you also to our partners, the merchants of Maryland Avenue, the City of Annapolis’ Office of Economic Development and Office of Environmental Policy, and the Downtown Annapolis Partnership.

Many other events are planned for Drive Electric Week. See our Drive Electric page for details.

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Drive Electric Virtual Earth Day

Join Annapolis Green to learn VIRTUALLY about about driving electric — one of the best things you can do to mitigate the effects of Climate Change. The EV Earth Day Showcase was to have been presented by Annapolis Green during the Severna Park Earth Day Festival and as part of the national Drive Electric Earth Day event but we’re going virtual instead.

Click to see our video, produced with the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC (EVADC).

Then join us on Tuesday, April 28, for a Zoom event designed to answer all your questions about driving electric. Details posted here.

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