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Virtual Meetup with Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability for the City of Orlando (Public)

July 16, 2021 3:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Chris Castro is a member of our club, the Director of Sustainability & Resilience for the City of Orlando, and Senior Advisor to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. He is also the co-chair of the 'Future-Ready' steering committee. This group develops comprehensive policies and programs that advance the City's sustainability, climate action, and smart city goals. He is an award-winning sustainability professional, clean energy enthusiast, eco-entrepreneur, and the proud owner of a new Model 3.

Club member Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability & Resilience for the City of Orlando, participates in a Virtual Meetup with Florida Tesla Enthusiasts.

During this impressive and comprehensive presentation to members of Florida Tesla Enthusiasts, Chris discusses Orlando's sustainability efforts, transportation initiatives, including electric mobility and EV readiness plans.

Please click on the following link to view a video of our Virtual Meetup with Chris. 

EV Ready Orlando: Solutions from the Most Visited City in America!

Below are the slides from Chris' presentation.  Club members are encouraged to provide comments at bottom of this article. 

The City of Orlando, along with Drive Electric Florida and the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) are hosting this year's National Drive Electric Week. Please mark your calendars for September 25.  This event will be held at the Ace Café which is adjacent to the EV Recharge Mobility Hub being constructed on 129 West Robinson St in Orlando. I will be sending out reminders for this event and other NDEW events in Florida.



If you are a Tesla enthusiasts and would like to participate in our next Virtual Meetup, Scenic Drive, Track Day, or any of our next fun events throughout the state, please click on the Join Us menu item at the top of the page. 

Larry Chanin

President, Florida Tesla Enthusiasts

email:        lfchanin@gmail.com

Website:    teslaownersflorida.org

Facebook:  Florida Tesla Enthusiasts

Twitter:     Tesla Owners Florida


  • July 16, 2021 11:46 PM | Anonymous member
    Loved Chris’s presentation and am super excited for Orlando’s and St. Petersburg’s commitment toward the future of electric vehicles. Would love to share this webinar with Hillsborough County’s commissioners and Tampa’s mayor and City Council. Great job Chris!
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