Vehicles powered by renewable electricity make ecological and economic sense and do not cause climate-damaging emissions. That's why the state of Lower Austria is promoting the purchase of electric vehicles. Every fifth electric car in Austria is already registered in Lower Austria. Test events like the e-mobility day in Melk make electric mobility tangible for the general population. Should encourage even more people to switch to the mobility form of the future.
Get on board and test, test, test
Admission at the e-Mobility Day 2017 is at 9 a.M., from 10 a.M. To 5 p.M. Everything that moves electrically on one, two or four wheels can then be tested to your heart's content at the test site in Melk. Once again this year, more than 50 electric car models – from the Tesla to the e-Golf – will be ready for a spin around the Ring. In the RADLand experience world everything revolves around single-track means of transport such as electric motorcycles, electric bikes, electric scooters, Segways and Co. In total, more than 70 exhibitors will present themselves at the e-Mobility Day 2017.
Exclusive program for international guests
Electric mobility is a topic that moves the whole of Europe. That's why the e-Mobility Day offers all international visitors – experts and members of international networks in the energy sector – a very special program: the test track for electric cars will be opened for them already at 09.45 clock released (registration required, see below). From 10.15 to 12 o'clock a workshop in English language offers then the opportunity for the cross-border exchange of experiences, Good Practice and Lessons Learned within the range electrical mobility. Impulse lectures will be contributed from different regions of Europe and are intended to bring the participants from networks such as the European Region Danube-Moldova (EDM), the Working Community Danube Countries, the European Alpine Space Strategy (EUSALP), the cooperation of Lower Austria and Slovak circles, etc. To inspire new, joint projects.
Experience day for the whole family and for all senses
For the physical well-being is naturally also ensured and the Schmankerlmarkt of the Kulinarik initiative "So schmeckt Niederösterreich" invites to take Gustostückerl from Lower Austria also home with you. A varied children's program with an energy-saving master class, a skill course for electric quads and remote-controlled cars, bouncy castles, an energy quiz, handicraft fun, etc. Makes the e-mobility day an experience day for the whole family. Last but not least, the numerous natural and cultural treasures in the immediate vicinity, such as the Benedictine monastery Stift Melk and the picturesque landscape of the Wachau, also want to be discovered.
Environmentally friendly travel
Visitors arriving by e-mobile will find parking spaces reserved especially for them and simply hand in their car key at the EVN e-charging service in front of the entrance to the ÖAMTC Driving Technology Center. Travelers arriving by train can easily reach the venue from Melk station by shuttle service between 9 am and 5 pm.
The e-mobility day 2017 is organized by the Energie- und Umweltagentur NÖ Betriebs-GmbH with the support of the province of Lower Austria, the initiative "e-mobil in NÖ", RADLand Lower Austria, ecoplus. Niederösterreichs Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, EVN AG and Post AG will host the event.