[ExI] solar is looking better all the time: was RE: Efficiency of wind power

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 16:32:13 UTC 2011

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 1:21 AM, Mike Dougherty <msd001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 1:16 AM, Kelly Anderson <kellycoinguy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> hiring an electrician that actually knew his head from a hole in the ground.
> That sounds like a joke: electrician... hole in the ground...  sorry,
> couldn't quite put it into a punchline.

Perhaps you were thinking that the electrician was not well grounded... ;-)

> Have you calculated ROI on your PV setup compared to lugging
> electricity in from the grid?

The cost of connecting to the grid is somewhere between $75,000 and
$150,000. Plus we would have to negotiate running wire across several
unfriendly neighbors' property. THEN we get to pay the bill every
month. :-)


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