Vineyard Power hosts Electric Vehicle Plug-In Day Saturday at Cronig’s

Vineyard Power sponsored a gathering of electric vehicle enthusiasts and others just curious, as part of National Electric Car Plug In Day held Saturday. — Photo by Steve Myrick

Vineyard Power, a community-owned cooperative energy group, and Cronig’s Market will host the Island’s second annual Electric Vehicle Plug-In Day Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 am to 12:30 pm at Cronig’s Market on State Road in Vineyard Haven.

Electric vehicles including a Nissan Leaf, a Smart EV, and a Brammo motorcycle will be available for test-drives on a first-come, first-served basis. Anyone wishing to try out the vehicles may sign up at the event under the solar canopies at Cronig’s Market. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license or motorcycle license.

Vineyard Power representatives will be available to answer questions about clean energy, hybrids, charging stations, and energy tax credits. There will be coffee, baked goods, and literature on Vineyard Power programs. For more information, go to