[ExI] Some thoughts on the ecopocalypse - the argument for domestic ground based solar.
eugen at leitl.org
Thu Nov 26 11:00:04 UTC 2009
On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 10:24:01AM +0000, BillK wrote:
> 'Almost' the same thing. At present the ROI on household solar systems
> means that I won't buy a system. If the efficiency was 2 or 3 times
> better, then I would.
The best consumer panels today do about 20%. If the efficiency was
2-3 times better that would be 40-60%. I would not be holding my breath.
Compare that with price developments from Solarbuzz. Future
does look bright indeed.
> Or if the price was half to one third, then I also would buy one.
Right now the demand has again skyrocketed. Once again production is
completely overwhelmed -- just try buying an inverter right now,
or try finding people to install it (this is Germany, YMMV, about 3 GW
to be installed this year).
> > Careful with that blog. It carries a curious mixture of bona fide
> > news and compleat BS.
> Doesn't everybody??? ;)
I haven't seen any such mixture in any other blog yet. It made
me several times quite curious about the author. He smart, why
can't he tell which is which?
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