Saturday, April 21 @ Good Ground Park, 9a Squiretown Road Hampton Bays 12 - 4pm
View today's most advanced Hybrid, Electric and Plug-in Hybrid cars!
Vehicles on Display at the Car Expo
Check out the latest models and get the complete picture of Electric Drive vehicles, in one place, at one time including what’s involved in owning one and where to charge them.
- Be sure to register at the Sponsors Tent
- Three $100 gift certificates will be raffled off at 1:45, 2:45, and 3:45
- Pick up raffle tickets at each Exhibit and from the Dealers. Write your name and phone number on the back of 1 ticket, tear off the other & add it to the drum in the Sponsors tent.
- Get the “inside scoop” from Dennis Rowan, who has driven over 50,000 miles in EV mode and will discuss the costs and benefits of EV adoption.
- See demonstration of charging station
- Learn how to save money on your electric bill with the town’s bulk discount on solar panels
- Talk to experts to determine whether your home is suitable
- Learn how a FREE Home Energy Audit can save money on your heating and cooling costs
- Talk to experts about variable speed pool pumps and how they are greater then 8 times more energy efficient
- Learn about rebates available to help subsidize the costs of making your home cost less to operate
- Observe how quiet the mowers and blowers are
- Talk to experts about effectiveness, efficiency and health benefits
- Lunch, snacks and cold drinks
12pm Boy Scout Troops 483 and 58 / Flag Ceremony / Jay Schneiderman, Southampton Town Supervisor / WelcomeElected officials
12:45 Event Overview
1:00 Dennis Rowan / What is EV ownership all about Tom Dejesu / NYPA’s role in developing EV infrastructure
1:45 Raffle drawing by Frank Zappone, Deputy Supervisor
2:00 Lynn Arthur /How Southampton Town’s Tri-Energy Program can reduce your energy costs Solarize Southampton / what $ in it for you?
2:45 Raffle drawing by Frank Zappone, Deputy Supervisor
3:00 Jamie Banks / Why are Quiet Communities growing and the benefits of adopting electrifiedlandscaping equipment
3:30 Raffle drawing by Frank Zappone, Deputy Supervisor
Vehicles on Display
Click the Dealer logo to visit their site. Click the thumbnail of the car for a "beauty shot"
Solarize Southampton is a Town Program that provides a bulk discount on residential solar from a solar installer vetted by the Town and NYSERDA. The Solarize approach allows groups of homeowners or businesses to work together to collectively negotiate rates, competitively select an installer, and increase demand through a creative limited-time offer. Solarize programs simplify solar processes, educate the public, reduce costs, alleviate stress, and promote a strong sense of community. Meet the Solar Installer who was selected as a result of a competitive bidding process at the Exhibit, have your questions answered and Sign up for a FREE solar evaluation or online at www.tri-energy.org
LI Green Homes
The Long Island Green Homes Initiative is a non-profit collaborative partnership of Long Island Towns, community-based organizations and Molloy College funded primarily with a community outreach grant awarded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in order to help Long Islanders improve their homes and use energy more wisely in their everyday lives. Sign up for a FREE Home Energy Audit at the Exhibit or at www.tri-energy.org
Nick Lawler will be answering questions and explaining what to expect from a Home Energy Audit. Meet Nick and sign up for a FREE Home Energy Audit at the Exhibit or online at www.tri-energy.org Telemark is a Hamptons based custom home builder specializing in luxury home construction. Telemark offers property services such as painting, carpentry, and handyman work as well as Energy Audits.
Town of Southampton’s Nissan Leaf
Southampton has recently purchased two Nissan Leafs for use by town staff needing to utilize vehicles for town business. In anticipation of future demand, the Town is also planning to install charging stations throughout the community for use by owners of electric cars and municipal vehicles.
New York Power Authority
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has helped make NY State a pacesetter in electric-drive and clean transportation technologies. Working with customers, NYPA has helped place thousands of electric and hybrid-electric vehicles into service. Tom Dejesu, director of government and regulatory affairs will showcase an electric vehicle and charging station at the NYPA Exhibit.
Clean energy can power New York while protecting the environment. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA, promotes energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. These efforts are key to developing a less polluting and more reliable and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers. Collectively, NYSERDA’s efforts aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate economic growth, and reduce customer energy bills. Many of the town’s energy related programs are funded by NYSERDA grants.
Quiet Community Landscaping
The first Town of Southampton Green Zone is located at the East Quogue Village Green in the hamlet of East Quogue. Quiet Communities (QC) is an independent non-profit organization. Our mission is to transition landscape maintenance to low noise, zero emissions practices with positive solutions to protect the health of workers, children, the public and the environment. We provide research, education, outreach, and solutions, working collaboratively with communities, businesses, schools, and government agencies.
Jamie Banks, PhD, MS
As Executive Director of Quiet Communities, Dr. Banks is an environmentalist and health care scientist with a background in health outcomes and economics, environmental behavior, and policy. She currently teaches the Energy, Pollution, and Climate Change course section for NOFA’s Organic Land Care accreditation program and is the author of several peer reviewed publications. Her graduate degrees are from MIT, Dartmouth Medical School, and University of Kent (UK).
A Tiny Hamptons home is the perfect option for someone wanting to downsize and live a minimalist life, use as a mobile business, a vacation home, guest house, kids clubhouse, summer home or in-law suite. There are so many things that our a tiny homes can be used for. With the help of a design team, Tiny Hamptons will work closely with you and build your tiny dream home from the ground up!
Now Thatz Fun!
Is a local business providing face painting, airbrush tattoos, henna tattoos and high quality painting for children and adults of all ages.
Electric Vehicle Owners Corner
Dennis Rowan, CEO, Rowan Energy, will answer your questions about EV ownership at the EV Owners' exhibit. Rowan Energy Integration designs energy efficiency programs to lower energy consumption and costs. Following the core energy principle of Reduce, Recycle and Renew, Rowan implements programs to save energy and prevent local air pollution. Rowan helped launch the first Electric Vehicle managed charging network in the PJM grid. Rowan designs programs where Electric vehicle fleets utilize local solar energy to create economic, energy and environmental savings for corporate, government and educational clients.
Variable Speed Pool Pump
Isch Michel will be in the Energy Efficiency Exhibit and answer questions concerning variable speed pool pumps. Ian’s business Sparkling Pools and Harbor Hot Tubs is dedicated to providing tranquility, balance and private-custom-designed oasis for a loyal clientele. At the event, Isch will discuss what is involved in replacing your old pool pump with a variable speed model and share info regarding rebates available.
Meet Lynn Arthur, the coordinator of this event and chair of the Sustainable Southampton Town’s Energy Committee. PeakPower LI is currently under contract to deliver programs and constituent outreach for home energy efficiency and rooftop solar programs. PeakPower LI is a local not-for-profit who’s mission involves constituent engagement and renewable energy solutions that reduce Load.
Boy Scout Troops
483 Hampton Bays and 58 Southampton
Scouts from both troops will kick off the day with a Flag ceremony on the stage in the park.
Town Board, Department of Municipal Works, Land Management Department, members of the Green Advisory Committee and the Supervisors’ Office are separately and collectively focused on reducing the use of fossil fuels in Southampton.
The Tri-Energy EV and Hybrid Car Expo seeks to promote a community wide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050 and to create a sustainable community that conserves its natural resources.
The town has a goal of achieving 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2025. Public education via events like this increase awareness of energy related issues affecting Long Island which has impact on the environment and our local economy. By helping residents learn about the benefits of shifting to more fuel efficient cars, charging those cars from rooftop solar and measuring the impact, the town will help New York State reach its goal of reducing emissions and improve the quality of life for all responsible for environmental stewardship.
- Debra Keller, Website Manager
- Colleen Jones, Graphics Supervisor
- Christine Fetten, Director Municipal Works
- Kristen Doulos, Town Parks Director
- John Irwin, Supervisor Parks Maintenance
- Francis Zappone, Deputy Supervisor
- Lynn Arthur, Event Coordinator
- Sarah Pleat, Audio Visual Media Specialist
- Charles Certain, Audio Visual Media Specialist
- Connie Conway, Director Communications
- Dieter von Lehsten, co-chair Sustainability Committee
- Southampton Town Police
Thank you to our participating dealers who brought their EV and Hybrid Cars to the event.
Thank you to our sponsors and all who donated their precious time and talent to talk to event participants in the various exhibits.
The committee who produced today’s event is grateful to the leadership of Bedford 2020, who successfully hosted the 1st EV/Hybrid Car Show in 2014. Our success is clearly linked to the extensive coaching from co-President/Ellen Conrad and Program Director/Ellen Calves.