Drive Electric Week
September 12-20

This national celebration looks to heighten awareness of the benefits of EVs with events like test drives and rallies planned by local organizers, including a number of events in Michigan. More info here.

Drive Electric Ann Arbor
September 20 10 am to 3 pm
Eisenhower Whole Foods parking lot
Come check out and test drive a few different EV models including the Chevy Volt, Tesla Model S and Ford Focus Electric. Registered attendees report 89,043 electric miles driven between them. Connect with the Drive Electric Ann Arbor Partnership here.

Drive Electric Kalamazoo
September 16 3:30 to 6:30 pm
People's Food Co-op, The 100 Mile (Farmer's) Market

From the organizers: "We're expecting to have local EV owners sharing their experience driving electric, EV test rides, speakers, awards and perhaps even drawing some green electrons from the People's Food Co-op's solar system."


Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference
September 15-17 in Novi, Michigan

The Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference returns to Michigan for three days of unrivalled knowledge sharing and networking alongside the largest supply chain exhibition of its kind in North America.  Now in its third consecutive year, The Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference is widely acknowledged as the meeting place for the North American energy storage industry. 

For more information, click here.


Critical Power Expo
September 15-17 in Novi, Michigan

Taking place September 15-17, 2015, Novi, Detroit, Michigan, Critical Power Expo is dedicated to connecting the buyers, operators and specifiers of critical power equipment and technology with a wide range of suppliers along with the whole supply chain.

For more information, click here.


October 2015 Battery Seminar
October 27-28 in Detroit, Michigan

This seminar will have several sessions of inerest to EV enthusiasts and the industry including:

  • updates on recent materials science and R&D advancements
  • industry updates by subject matter experts from major multinational automotive and stationary/grid storage OEMs
  • hottest trends and upcoming cutting-edge developments in the increasing role of software analytics and “big data” in energy storage

Find registration info here.