Solar power Q&A

Posted on Monday, Aug 04 2008 @ 01:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ExtremeTech has published a Q&A about solar power. Here's a snip:
What's the payoff period?
It depends on several things. If we freeze our current usage in time, and continue with our current billing model and the amount of sunlight annually follows historical trends, the payback is roughly ten years.

But nothing remains the same. For example, when my two daughters headed-off to summer camp this year, we generated considerably less laundry and—dirty dishes—which meant the dishwasher and dryer ran less frequently. Plus, their computers were not running during that time.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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