Lighting on Wheels Electric Vehicle Event

When:
September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
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Where:
Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative
6500 Main St
Houston, TX 77030
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ryan Ruffaner
Lighting on Wheels Electric Vehicle Event @ Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative | Houston | Texas | United States
The Houston Renewable Energy Group is hosting an electric vehicle panel, featuring experts in the EV field and electric vehicles from Tesla, Chevy, Nissan, and Mitsubishi, on Sept. 14th, from 6pm-8pm, at the Rice University BioScience Research Collaborative, 6500 Main St, Houston, Texas 77030.
Parking is $12, but admissions are free and open to the public. Food will be provided.
People will get a chance to hear these experts weigh in on the electric vehicle vs. gasoline vs. hybrid debate, talk about how you can buy and maintain your very own electric vehicle, and the future of sustainable travel around the world!
More info:
PANELISTS:
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of environmental engineering at Rice University. His research focuses on air pollution modeling and the impacts of energy on the environment. He writes columns for The Hill and The Conversation, including topics related to electric vehicles and clean energy.
Stephen Pace, who is the President of the Tesla Club of Greater Houston and a member of the Houston Electric Automobile Association. He’s been driving electric since Oct 2012 and doesn’t miss stopping at the gas station. He currently owns a Signature Model S #219 which was one of the first in Houston.
Jedediah Greenfield (still waiting on his bio)
Moderator: Kevin Douglass, President of the Houston Chapter of the Electric Auto Association
He’s been interested in electric vehicles since 1998 when his 1977 Honda engine quit working and he started planning to convert from gas to electric power.
Since then, he’s been building knowledge and relationships in the EV and renewable field and has completed, or helped to complete, various conversion projects. He also owns a Nissan Leaf and a Chevy Bolt. He is excited about the future of electric vehicles.
Cars available at this event are:
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model X
Chevrolet Bolt
Chevrolet Volt
Nissan Leaf
Mitsubishi i-MiEV