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SteveD_Aus
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re: Will crowdfunding solar projects work?
SteveD_Aus   10/11/2012 10:37:29 PM
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So are they donating or investing? At least, unlike Solyndra, the public is not being obligated to contribute via the Government.

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re: Will crowdfunding solar projects work?
EREBUS0   10/6/2012 8:32:42 PM
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You can put lipstick on a pig, but you still have a pig. Solar is just not cost effective in most places, but if it makes you feel better, by all means spend your money.

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re: Will crowdfunding solar projects work?
MrGeek   10/5/2012 4:23:09 PM
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The cost/Kw for the YEP project is $.85/KW and most PV case studies have cost in the $4/KW. What has happened to the cost?

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re: Will crowdfunding solar projects work?
Crowdfunding   10/5/2012 3:04:36 PM
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I see no reason why crowdfunding will not work for this. See my blog post on How to Crowdfund: http://crowdfundingnow.blogspot.com/2012/10/how-to-crowdfund.html

eewiz
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re: Will crowdfunding solar projects work?
eewiz   10/4/2012 10:12:06 AM
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Has funding ever been a problem for solar? IMO ROI is the issue.



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