CPS Energy and Zpryme team up to drive EV awareness by hosting the annual SA Drive Electric Event

Austin, TX (September 30, 2023) – Zpryme, an Austin-based energy and technology research company, is partnering with CPS Energy, San Antonio’s municipal utility, for the 3rd Annual SA Drive Electric event. This event takes place during National Drive Electric Week and will offer electric vehicle (EV) ride and drives, hands on education sessions about EV charging stations and infrastructure for the San Antonio community. SA Drive Electric will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Boeing Center at Tech Port located at 3331 General Hudnell Dr. Acc Rd., San Antonio, TX 78226.

Those curious about EVs are encouraged to attend the SA Drive Electric event where drivers will have the opportunity to experience the power and quiet ride of cleaner-powered vehicles during a test drive. A full display of EVs will be available along with exhibits describing how EVs and charging stations work. Experts will be available to answer questions about at-home and public charging technologies. EV owners are also encouraged to attend an EV meet up, where they can share their perspectives with potential EV owners about their vehicles, range anxiety, and the benefits of EVs. While kids and teens might not be able to test drive, they can enjoy the LAN Center’s gaming room with an exciting EV simulation game. Plus enjoy a DJ, Boeing Center at Tech Port food hall open for food  purchase, photo booths and more!

“We are excited to again participate and welcome attendees to this event to showcase the benefits of electric vehicles to our community,” said Jonathan Tijerina, VP Enterprise Risk & Development. “We look forward to connecting with attendees and engaging in dialogue surrounding what going electric means for the future of San Antonio and how CPS Energy.”

Last year, over 300 people attended the inaugural SA Drive Electric event. This year, the goal is to double that number. To register for this event, visit www.sadriveelectric.com. Forms and sign-up sheets will also be available on the day of the event.

“We are thrilled to partner with CPS energy at the 2023 SA Drive Electric. As we continue to drive innovation in the world of sustainable transportation, this event provides an excellent platform for our partners to showcase the latest in E-Mobility, how the community can be involved in a cleaner San Antonio and the chance to speak to EV enthusiasts to learn the benefits of driving an EV. We invite everyone to join us at this event as we take another step toward a cleaner, greener, and more electrifying future.” said Zpryme CEO Jason Rodriguez.

Key partners participating in the event include the City of San Antonio, Alamo Area Council of Governments, Build San Antonio Green, Blink Charging, BCycle, Boeing Center at Tech Port, LAN Center, SAMSAT Museum, and the San Antonio Auto Dealers Association. You can follow the event online at www.sadriveelectric.com and follow the hashtag with #sadrive.

Event: SA Drive Electric

Location:  Boeing Center at Tech Port; 3331 General Hudnell Dr. Acc Rd., San Antonio, TX 78226

Date: September 30, 2023

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Zpryme Media Contact:

Bethany Ruhe, bethany.ruhe@zpryme.com, 412.443.7969

CPS Energy Media Contact:

Corporate Communications, 210.353.2344

About CPS Energy

Established in 1860, CPS Energy is the nation’s largest public power, natural gas, and electric company, providing safe, reliable, and competitively-priced service to more than 930,114 electric and 381,379 natural gas customers in San Antonio and portions of seven adjoining counties. Our customers’ combined energy bills rank among the lowest of the nation’s 20 largest cities – while generating $9 billion in revenue for the City of San Antonio for 80 years. As a trusted and strong community partner, we continuously focus on job creation, economic development, and educational investment. We are powered by our skilled workforce, whose commitment to the community is demonstrated through our employees’ volunteerism in giving back to our city and programs aimed at bringing value to our customers. CPS Energy is among the top public power wind energy buyers in the nation and number one in Texas for solar generation.

About Zpryme

Based in Austin, Texas, Zpryme is a research-based firm with agency-geared services focused on energy, technologies, and community building. Based on the creative direction of our associates, Zpryme produces influential research and events that challenge the status quo and offers marketing solutions for fully-immersive brand experiences. For more information, visit www.zpryme.com.