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Taking The Greener Road with Electric Vehicles

Drive Oregon

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Taking The Greener Road with Electric Vehicles

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Event Details

Our June event will feature a presentation by Max Baumhefner, Sustainable Energy Fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Mr. Baumhefner will dive into the most recent data on the environmental impact of electric vehicles and examine the unique opportunities to integrate more renewable energy into the electrical grid made possible by electric vehicles.  He will also discuss a recently published Electricity Journal article he co-authored that examines the relationship between consumer interest, electric vehicles, and clean energy. 

This month's Drive Oregon event is held in conjunction with World Environment Day.  As an annual event organized by the United Nations Environmental Programme, World Environment Day celebrates positive action around climate, energy, and environmental issues.  For 2013, Portland has been named North American host city of this international event.  Visit the City of Portland's website to learn about other activities happening on the day and how you can get involved.

 

Speaker Bio:

Max Baumhefner is an attorney and Sustainable Energy Fellow in the San Francisco office of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He is a member of the vehicles and fuels team within NRDC’s Energy and Transportation program. His work focuses on the juncture of the electricity and transportation sectors. He is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley School of Law at Boalt Hall.  He writes about his work on the NRDC Switchboard blog.

 

Registration Details

Space is limited, so please register soon!  Complimentary appetizers and Oregon beer and wine are included in your admission.  Attendance is free for Drive Oregon members, $25 for members of the public.

Funding for this event provided by Energizing Oregon.

Have questions about Taking The Greener Road with Electric Vehicles? Contact Drive Oregon

When & Where


Kell's Irish Pub
112 Southwest 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)


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Drive Oregon

Drive Oregon is a nonprofit public-private partnership with diverse membership from across the range of companies and organizations involved in electrifying the transportation system.  Drive Oregon is funded in part with Oregon State Lottery Funds administered by Business Oregon.  Drive Oregon's mission is to promote, support, and grow the electric vehicle industry in Oregon.

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