Boston Green Fest 2012 And The Return Of The One Gallon Challenge

The 2012 Boston Green Fest was in full swing in the heart of the historic city and celebrating all things sustainable. Electric vehicles (EVs), hybrids, do it yourself projects and conversion/upgrade kits were all on display for the public. Along with the cars were vendors touting everything from home solar panels to energy efficient light bulbs. Musical acts and artistes from around the northeast region were part of the event showcasing their green works of art throughout the festival.

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The Annual One Gallon Challenge Draws Unique Cars for 111 Mile "Race"

As much as we like to talk about a future without oil, the fact of the matter is that one gallon of oil-derived gasoline holds a tremendous amount of energy. Just how much energy does a gallon of gas go? That’s what drivers of the annual One Gallon Challenge, a part of the Boston Greenfest, set off to find out yesterday as they attempted the 111 mile drive from Plymouth, MA to Boston on just a single gallon of gas.

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