[InterNetWorkers] solar power
froglips111302 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 30 12:48:04 EST 2002
There is one question I feel that is often overlooked
when using the "6-10 year recoup" point against solar.
How long does it take to pay off the Power Company?
Last time I checked they only offer the
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> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 02:21:41 -0500
> From: "Thomas C. Meggs" <tom at plik.net>
> To: internetworkers at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [internetworkers] solar power
> Reply-To: internetworkers at lists.ibiblio.org
> machett at ibiblio.org wrote:
> > continuing the thread...
> Likewise. ;)
> > Someone pointed out to me that the investment in
> solar is a rather long-term one. The cost of
> converting to solar is several thousand dollars.
> The average annual power bill is several hundred
> dollars (or around a grand, if you really burn the
> juice). Just to balance (recoup) those costs would
> take 6-10 years, depending. Not being a homeowner,
> someone else will have to tell me by how much that
> timeframe would be adjusted considering tax
> I'm not for sure, but recently I got a couple of
> good resources.
> General info and links:
> Some products, prices don't seem that bad:
> > and I just remembered an article from the November
> issue of Architecture magazine (another hobby):
> Great story. I actually read it a while ago.
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