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Drive Electric Northern Colorado plans to host and participate in events in the region to allow people to learn more about plug-in electric vehicle technology.

Events will include opportunities to learn from experts about:

  • How electric vehicles save you money
  • The great features of different electric vehicle models
  • How to charge electric vehicles
  • The role electric vehicles play in curbing harmful emissions
  • How electric vehicles help reduce U.S. dependence on oil

You will also have the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the newest cars available.

Drive Electric Northern Colorado is also always looking for events where we can partner with interested stakeholders and connect with crowds so please contact us if you have ideas for other events or are interested in joining or hosting an event.  Also, sign up to be notified when we add a new event.

Our Newest Events

Northern Colorado is quickly becoming a leader in plug-in electric vehicle adoption – 2013 we were 42% above the national average! Come see why more and more people are making the change from an internal combustion engine to an EV. Try the next generation of transportation, learn how plugging in can save money, reduce oil dependency, reduce pollution, and give a superior driving experience. 

Drive a Tesla Model S, BMW i3, Chevy Volt, Ford Energi plug-in, Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i-MiEV .

*We apologize in advance but vehicles for each event are subject to change due to inventory levels – please email info@driveelectricnoco.org with questions about specific events.

National Drive Electric Week 

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Now there is a whole week dedicated to Electric Cars with more than 100 events happening around the nation! Join DENC as we celebrate the week with events at Colorado State University with the Vehicle Innovation team, and the Sustainable Living Fair. 

Don’t live in Northern Colorado? Visit https://driveelectricweek.org/events.php for events happening in your city!  





Colorado State University ‘Ride and Drive’ 

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September 15th 11-2 pm

DENC and the Colorado State Vehicle Innovation Team will be hosting a ‘ride and drive’ on campus in celebration of National Drive Electric Week. Visit our booth located on the plaza outside of the Lory Student Center and test drive an Electric Car! 





Fossil Ridge High School ‘Ride and Drive’ 

September 17th, 3:15-5:15 pm

This is a private event for Poudre School District staff members. 

15th Sustainable Living Fair

parking-map-20131September 20-21st at Legacy Park

The Sustainable Living Fair offers a weekend of solution-based, interactive, family-oriented events designed to educate people of all-ages and background about: renewable energy, alternative transportation, sustainable and local agriculture, green building, natural health, environmental and social responsibility, local economies and more. To get to the fair, park or bike to the official  fair parking lot on Buckingham Street located behind Odell Brewing Company and drive or ride in an Electric Car over to the fair! There is LIMITED ON-SITE PARKING at the Fair Grounds, only Handicap Parking and BIKES may access the venue from Woodlawn Drive.

This year also check out the workshops all about Electric Cars:

Electric Vehicles: Save Money with Sustainable Driving

Sunday September 21, 2014 11-11:50 am

Curious about whether an Electric Vehicle is right for you? We will discuss why electric vehicles are not only a “friend to your wallet, but also a clean and safe alternative to gas-powered vehicles. Learn about purchasing prices, federal and state tax rebates, and low operating and maintenance cost of Electric Cars. Also learn about why Northern Colorado is one of the best places to drive electric! 

Electric Vehicle Discussion, followed by a hands-on review of an Electric Car

Sunday September 21, 2014 3-5 pm 

Gain the knowledge to consider performing your own electronic vehicle conversion in this two part hands-on workshop.  Starting with a classroom session, attendees will learn basic principles of EV conversions, EV component selection, cost and safety considerations and online resources.  Then, we will do an in-depth hands-on review of a 1969 VW Beetle that has been converted to electric power from 4-5 pm.

Click here for more info!

Business Innovation Fair 

October 2nd at The Ranch Events Complex

Explore economic, social and environmental opportunities in business technology. Walk away with tools to lower environmental impact, operate more efficiently and increase economic competitiveness.

Conference includes:

  • continental breakfast
  • interactive workshops
  • keynote luncheon
  • exhibitor booths
  • after-hours social
  • Front Range “Stay and Play” area discounts

Click here to register!

Downtown Business Association ‘Ride and Drive’ 

October 4th, Downtown Fort Collins

Save the date and check back for more details!

Cross of the North 

October 10-12th at The Ranch Events Complex

Produced by the Fort Collins Cycling Team, Cross of the North is a 3-day event that showcases the Larimer County lifestyle. The event will not only feature the opportunity to test drive an Electric Car, but you will also be able to enjoy bike racing, a kids zone, vendor expo and more! 

Click here for more info!

We look forward to seeing you at an event in Northern Colorado soon!

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