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Slideshow: Plenty of energy at Solar Decathlon

10/28/2009 06:00 PM EDT
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re: Slideshow: Plenty of energy at Solar Decathlon
Avagadro   10/30/2009 4:03:39 AM
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If you throw enough government money and subsidies into an industry, it will take off, but it may not be sustainable (no pun intended). PV is a long way from grid parity and the payback periods are off-the-chart long unless federal and state subsidies are included. Whatever happened to ethanol? Wasn't that supposed to help with energy consumption? So many places to toss tax dollars!

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