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A Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Wants to Visit Your School

Posted on February 9, 2009
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spirit-of-dcThe “Spirit of DC’s” on the road again on its Sun Belt Grand Finale from San Francisco to Washington, DC.

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around America (PHEV3A) tour with “EVJerry” Asher driving started last year on Earth Day, in front of the Nation’s Capitol. The plug-in hybrid vehicle the “Spirit of DC” was designed to run on electricity alone for about 10 miles before reverting back to acting like an ordinary hybrid. Now the “Spirit” is busy promoting plug-ins at America’s schools.

The PHEV3A mission is to educate America one town (or in this case one school) at a time on getting its own energy independence back by moving away from imported oil to using home grown electrons preferably from renewable energy sources like solar, wind and hydro-power. The Spirit f DC will complete the PHEV All Around America educational tour back in Washington, DC on the weekend before Earth Day at the Environmental Protection Agency’s 5th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo.

On this leg of the trip we on the PHEV3A team have been focusing on stopping at schools.

EVJerry and Spirit of DC’s schedule of where they will be is listed below:

Monday the 9th of February, they will be in the Costa Mesa, CA area
Tuesday, 10 February, San Diego, CA
Thursday, 12 February, Yuma, AZ
Saturday, 14 February, Flagstaff, AZ
Sunday, 15 February, Phoenix, AZ
Monday, 16 February, Tucson, AZ
Tuesday, 17 February, Bisbee, AZ
Friday, 20 February, Tucson, AZ
Sunday, 22 February, Bisbee, AZ
Wednesday, 25 February, Columbus, NM
Thursday, 26 February, El Paso, TX
Saturday, 28 February, Albuquerque, NM
Sunday, 1 March, Santa Fe, NM
Wednesday, 4 March, Amarillo, TX
Thursday, 5 March, Oklahoma, OK
Sunday, 8 March, Dallas, TX
Wednesday, 11 March, Austin, TX
Thursday, 12 March, San Antonia/Alamo, TX
Friday, 13 March, Houston, TX
Sunday, 15 March, Baton Rouge, LA
Monday, 16 March, New Orleans, LA
Thursday, 19 March, Jackson, MS
Friday, 20 March, Little Rock, AR
Saturday, 21 March, Memphis, TN
Sunday, 22 March, Nashville, TN
Wednesday, 25 March, Knoxville, TN
Thursday, 26 March, Chattanooga, TN
Friday, 27 March, Atlanta, GA
Saturday, 28 March, Montgomery, AL
Sunday, 29 March, Tallahassee, FL
Tuesday, 31 March, Tampa, FL
Wednesday, 15 April, Sanford, FL
Thursday, 16 April, Lorton, VA
Friday, 17 April, Washington, DC the “Spirit of DC” will be featured at the EPA 5th Annual National Sustainable Design EXPO on the National Mall in front of the Capitol.

If you want EVJerry and the Spirit of DC to visit your school use the contact information here. This is an educational tour sponsored by the Electric Vehicle Association of Washington, DC and the chapters of the Electric Auto Association and is free to schools and other groups who wish to learn about Plug-in Hybrids.

Source: PHEV3A

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