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Old 05-27-2014, 12:24 PM
pnwfoodguy pnwfoodguy is offline
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Default What REALLY causes more pollution? Gas or Electric?

So a few years ago, I was trained on the east coast an an Energy Efficiency expert. I remember reading somewhere that electricity, although 100% efficient at the consumer end, was very inefficient because of the energy it took to produce. Also, that 40% of electricity is still produced by coal!

I'm no engineer, but maybe someone can definitively answer this:
Assuming a 100 mile trip, what really pollutes more? a gallon of gasoline or an electric bike?

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