Acton Beacon 2009 Article on Green Energy Fair

Acton Green Energy Fair focuses on improving environment

Energy Fair Article

Cameron Dindal, 9, of Acton, inspects the paint job on Max Hall’s Microfurther tri-hybrid at the Acton Green Energy Fair on May 17 | Christian Schiavone/Wicked Local staff photographer


Despite the gray afternoon, things took on a distinctively greenish hue at R.J. Grey Junior High School where dozens of residents gathered on May 17 to learn about the latest in renewable energy.

From a Volkswagen that runs on grease left over from frying thousands of French fries to a lawn mower powered by rechargeable batteries to demonstrations of miniature wind turbines, the Acton Green Energy Fair offered attendees a snapshot of the options to reduce their carbon footprints.

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