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CPS Energy and Zpryme partner to drive EV awareness


Austin, TX – Zpryme, an Austin-based energy and technology research company, is partnering with CPS Energy, for the 2nd Annual SA Drive Electric. The event will offer electric vehicle (EV) ride and drives plus hands-on experience and education about EV charging stations and infrastructure for the San Antonio community. SA Drive Electric will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the CPS Energy headquarters located at 500 McCullough Avenue.

Anyone curious about EVs is encouraged to attend, as SA Drive Electric will allow drivers to get acquainted with 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 as well as experts to answer questions about at-home and public charging technologies. EV owners are also encouraged to come out
for an EV Meet Up where they can share their perspectives with potential future EV owners about their vehicles, range anxiety, and the benefits of EVs.

“Electric vehicles are making major news with new federal incentives for both buyers and EV makers. And we want to make sure San Antonio drivers are aware of all the amazing benefits that come with switching to an EV, from climate change to the quality of life in our community,” said Drew Higgins, Senior Director of Products & Services with CPS Energy. “We even offer managed charging programs that can make it even more beneficial for drivers to go electric.”

Last year, over 500 people attended the inaugural SA Drive Electric event and the goal is to double that number this year. Attendees will be able to sign up online at to test drive a vehicle prior to the event. Forms and sign-up sheets also will be available at the event.

“As the EV infrastructure continues to grow, so too do the opportunities for anyone to become an EV driver. We are really excited to have an opportunity to meet with San Antonio residents, educate them on the wonderful world of EVs, and help reduce their ‘range anxiety’,” explained Zpryme CEO Jason Rodriguez.

SA Drive Electric is being held during and in association with National Drive Electric Week. Other key partners involved with the event include the City of San Antonio, Alamo Area Council of Governments, Build San Antonio Green, Blink Charging, BCycle, Pearl, Charge Point, San Antonio Zoo, and the San Antonio Auto Dealers Association.

You can follow the event online with #sadrive.
Event: SA Drive Electric
Location: 500 McCullough Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78215
Date of Event: October 1, 2022
Time of Event: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Zpryme Media Contact:
Bethany Ruhe,, 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 907,526 electric and 373,998 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 $8 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

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

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