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Friday, March 15, 2024 | Department of Environmental Protection


April is Drive Electric Earth Month

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There are many different events throughout Montgomery County to celebrate Earth Month in April. In fact there are events all across the country associated with Drive Electric Earth Month.

Here's what's coming up:

Ride N' Drive Electric Earth Day at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets

Sunday, Apr 14, 2024, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Clarksburg Premium Outlets
22705 Clarksburg Rd, Clarksburg, MD 20871

Experience the future of driving at the Ride N' Drive event at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets, open to residents and the general public. Sheehy Ford, Rivian, and Tesla are eager to offer test drives, giving you a firsthand experience at the latest in electric vehicle (EV) technology. Additionally, a nearby condominium boasts six Level-2 charging stations, and the Clarksburg Premium Outlets feature six DC fast charging (DCFC) stalls. This is a perfect opportunity for attendees to explore and experience EV charging capabilities.

Montgomery County Energy Summit

April 15-16, 2024
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910

There will be two EV sessions at the 2024 Energy Summit. On Day 1, DEP will present on process and incentives for install EV charging at your property. On Day 2, an expert panel will discuss how and why to prepare your property for electric transportation. 

EVs at Rockville Science Day

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 12:00 - 5:00 pm 
Montgomery College Rockville Campus
North Campus Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

The Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington DC (EVADC) will have EV's on display, hosted by their owners, as part Rockville Science Day, which has a huge variety of science and technology-related exhibits, activities, games and demos. Answer your questions about EV's from people who drive EV's!  Drop-in EV's are welcome as space allows.

Montgomery County Greenfest

Saturday, April 27, 2024, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Blackrock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD

The Montgomery County GreenFest is the largest annual environmental festival in Montgomery County, MD. GreenFest is organized by a coalition of public and non-profit partners. This year, GreenFest will feature exhibits of electric vehicles and EV charging.


Montgomery County Offers Eligible Properties for NEVI Proposals

 Find address or place Aspen Hill

Montgomery County, Maryland intends to make certain County properties available to lease for installing and operating electric vehicle (EV) charging stations as part of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program. 

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) due April 10, 2024.  Montgomery County will initiate a land disposition process to make these properties available to lease to vendors that are selected by MDOT.

See the Notice of Intent for more information. The eligible properties are:

  • Briggs Chaney Park and Ride Lot, Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • Colesville Park and Ride Lot. 13504 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD
    20904
  • Parking Lot 48, 9401 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Parking Lot 12, 1920 Seminary Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Additional updates will be provided on the ZEV Planning web page.  


EVPC Dealership Incentives in March

EVcoop

Incentives from local Electrified Dealers are posted on Dealership Incentives web page

Check out incentives from these dealers:

Euro Motorcars Bethesda

Euro Motorcars Germantown

Jim Coleman Toyota

Sport Cadillac

Sport Chevrolet


Green Jobs Board

Job Opportunities

There are lots of exciting opportunities available for job seekers. Check out DEP’s Green Job Portal for climate and sustainability jobs.


Pay-it-Forward! Tesla Wall Connector Giveaway

Tesla connector

Local Tesla owners have organized a referral code giveaway to help new Tesla owners get home charging. In 2023, 16 new owners received free Tesla Wall Connectors thanks to this effort. 

Visit 1000in100days.comto donate a referral code or request one to use when ordering your vehicle.

EV News Round-Up

Newspapers

Chart: EVs are definitely cleaner than gas cars over their lifetime (Canary Media)

EV charging stations are proving to be a profitable business, after all (Fortune)

Tesla charging standard sweeps across EVs. Here's when the switch will happen (CNET)


Upcoming Events

EVADC Monthly Meeting
March 20, 2024, 7-9pm - Davis Library, Bethesda, MD

Everyone is welcome at EVADC monthly meetings.  We discuss all things EV, occasionally have speakers, and show our electric vehicles to folks. A virtual Zoom option is available. 

Ask an EV Owner
April 3, 2024, 7:30-8:30pm - Virtual

Have an EV question? Join EVADC's virtual help session on the first Wednesday of each month. 



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Vehicle Purchasing Co-op ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLE NEWS COVERING THE LATEST ON ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD MontgomeryCountyMD.gov/ZEV Friday, March 15, 2024 | Department of Environmental Protection * April is Drive Electric Earth Month * Montgomery County Offers Eligible Properties for NEVI Proposals * EVPC Dealership Incentives in March * Green Jobs Board * Pay-it-Forward! Tesla Wall Connector Giveaway * EV News Round-Up * Upcoming Events - APRIL IS DRIVE ELECTRIC EARTH MONTH 2024 Montgomery CoU"t F EST az::;\., BlackRock Center for the Arts g& MontgomeryCountyGreenFest.org There are many different events throughout Montgomery County to celebrate Earth Month in April. In fact there are events all across the country associated with Drive Electric Earth Month. Here's what's coming up: Ride N' Drive Electric Earth Day at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets Sunday, Apr 14, 2024, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm  Clarksburg Premium Outlets 22705 Clarksburg Rd, Clarksburg, MD 20871 Experience the future of driving at the Ride N' Drive event at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets, open to residents and the general public. Sheehy Ford, Rivian, and Tesla are eager to offer test drives, giving you a firsthand experience at the latest in electric vehicle (EV) technology. Additionally, a nearby condominium boasts six Level-2 charging stations, and the Clarksburg Premium Outlets feature six DC fast charging (DCFC) stalls. This is a perfect opportunity for attendees to explore and experience EV charging capabilities. Montgomery County Energy Summit April 15-16, 2024 Silver Spring Civic Building 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910 There will be two EV sessions at the 2024 Energy Summit. On Day 1, DEP will present on process and incentives for install EV charging at your property. On Day 2, an expert panel will discuss how and why to prepare your property for electric transportation.  EVs at Rockville Science Day Sunday, April 21, 2024, 12:00 - 5:00 pm  Montgomery College Rockville Campus North Campus Drive, Rockville, MD 20850 The Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington DC (EVADC) will have EV's on display, hosted by their owners, as part Rockville Science Day, which has a huge variety of science and technology-related exhibits, activities, games and demos. Answer your questions about EV's from people who drive EV's!  Drop-in EV's are welcome as space allows. Montgomery County Greenfest Saturday, April 27, 2024, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm  Blackrock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD The Montgomery County GreenFest is the largest annual environmental festival in Montgomery County, MD. GreenFest is organized by a coalition of public and non-profit partners. This year, GreenFest will feature exhibits of electric vehicles and EV charging. - MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFERS ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES FOR NEVI PROPOSALS Find address or place Aspen Hill Montgomery County, Maryland intends to make certain County properties available to lease for installing and operating electric vehicle (EV) charging stations as part of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Program.  The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) due April 10, 2024.  Montgomery County will initiate a land disposition process to make these properties available to lease to vendors that are selected by MDOT. See the Notice of Intent for more information. The eligible properties are: * Briggs Chaney Park and Ride Lot, Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring, MD 20904 * Colesville Park and Ride Lot. 13504 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904 * Parking Lot 48, 9401 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910 * Parking Lot 12, 1920 Seminary Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Additional updates will be provided on the ZEV Planning web page.   - EVPC DEALERSHIP INCENTIVES IN MARCH EVcoop Incentives from local Electrified Dealers are posted on Dealership Incentives web page.  Check out incentives from these dealers: Euro Motorcars Bethesda Euro Motorcars Germantown Jim Coleman Toyota Sport Cadillac Sport Chevrolet - GREEN JOBS BOARD Job Opportunities There are lots of exciting opportunities available for job seekers. Check out DEP’s Green Job Portal for climate and sustainability jobs. - PAY-IT-FORWARD! TESLA WALL CONNECTOR GIVEAWAY Tesla connector Local Tesla owners have organized a referral code giveaway to help new Tesla owners get home charging. In 2023, 16 new owners received free Tesla Wall Connectors thanks to this effort.  Visit 1000in100days.comto donate a referral code or request one to use when ordering your vehicle. EV NEWS ROUND-UP Newspapers Chart: EVs are definitely cleaner than gas cars over their lifetime (Canary Media) EV charging stations are proving to be a profitable business, after all (Fortune) Tesla charging standard sweeps across EVs. Here's when the switch will happen (CNET) - UPCOMING EVENTS EVADC Monthly Meeting March 20, 2024, 7-9pm - Davis Library, Bethesda, MD Everyone is welcome at EVADC monthly meetings.  We discuss all things EV, occasionally have speakers, and show our electric vehicles to folks. A virtual Zoom option is available.  Ask an EV Owner April 3, 2024, 7:30-8:30pm - Virtual Have an EV question? Join EVADC's virtual help session on the first Wednesday of each month.  - - icon of facebook icon of twitter icon of YouTube icon of Flicker icon of RSS Feed News MONTGOMERY COUNTY UPDATE) - This email was sent to [email protected] using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of: Montgomery County Maryland · Monroe Street · 13th Floor Rockville · Rockville, MD 20850  GovDelivery logo
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