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VI Electric Vehicle Association Rally
April 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The community and electric vehicle (EV) owners are invited to join Virgin Islands Electric Vehicle Association North (VIEVAN) for a rally around St. Thomas in celebration of Earth Day. The event is offered as part of nation-wide Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED) events held in the United States during the month of April. Electric vehicle owners are encouraged to register in advance at the DEED website at https://driveelectricearthday.org/ (search for events at zip code 00802). The rally itinerary is as follows:
–9 a.m. Registration at Market Square East. All participants will receive door prizes and window flags. Representatives of Solarize St. Thomas, https://www.solarcrowdsource.com/, and Silver Sun Solar will be in attendance to discuss their bulk solar panel purchasing program. The Virgin Islands Energy Office will also be in attendance to discuss new electrification initiatives in the territory.
— 10 a.m. Drive to Virgin Islands Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy.
Refuel at the campus electric vehicle charging stations and take a tour of sustainable power generation facilities.
— 11 a.m. Drive to Magens Bay for lunch and a swim. Electric vehicles receive free parking thanks to support from the Magens Bay Authority. DriveGreenVI will sponsor an electric vehicle driving challenge.