Economy can't afford solar power
In their Monday column, Jim Rossi and Launce Rake try to justify government subsidies for renewable power by noting recent reductions in the cost of solar panels.
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#1 Dec 15, 2012
"But the cost of solar panels does not offset the fact that the price of solar power is three times what it costs for gas-generated power."
"Fact"?, Keller where did YOU get this fact? The enegy market is changing every year. Many utilities are going to tiered rates. SCE and PG&E are examples of such a move by electric utilities. Folks in SCE territory are putting in systems that cost on the order of 30K, but are paying for themselves within 5 to 7 years on electricity savings. Just like Southern Nevada, the summers in Southern California are brutal and costly. Keller you've got to be a renter, one who pays someone else's taxes and upkeep in the name of freedom. Keller, get some "facts" and try this again. www.dsireusa.org
#3 Feb 27, 2013
I tend to agree with "Very Funny," in that "we can't afford NOT to have solar power..." our world is far too dependent on fossil fuels that are NON-RENEWABLE. Eventually those sources are going to run out and when that happens our economy will be in REAL trouble. The smart thing to do is to make the investment now.
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