Archive for November 29th, 2011

EV Test Drive event in Western NC on Dec. 1st

Posted on: November 29th, 2011 by shannon

Greengov group members in Western NC are invited to attend the Electric Vehicle Test Drive Event on Thursday, December 1st at the Eaton plant in Asheville. The Land-of-Sky Regional Council, Eaton Corp. and the NC Division of Air Quality have organized this event to give the public an opportunity to:

  • Test drive an electric vehicle, including the Chevy Volt and the Nissan LEAF
  • Plug in to the first DC Fast Charge Station installed in Western NC

There will be a speaking event from 9am to 9:30am to highlight efforts in the region to introduce plug-in EVs into the marketplace, install charging stations, and support local job growth. Speakers include Hendersonville Mayor Barbara Volk, Eaton Plant Manager John Wirtz, and Stan Cross of Bio-Wheels RTS.


The EV Test Drive Event will last from 9am to 12pm at the Eaton plant located at 221 Heywood Rd, Arden NC 28704 (directions). Please send an email to to RSVP and reserve a test drive slot.

Notice: Email disruption possible for the next few days

Posted on: November 29th, 2011 by shannon

Due to N.C. State University migrating to GMAIL for its new email system, some staff at the Solar Center may have disruptions with email during the next few days while this transition is taking place.  If you have a problem reaching a staff member via email, please check our staff listing page for specific phone numbers. Thank you!