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Old 03-07-2015, 07:43 PM
 
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New Concept in Solar Energy Poised to Catch on Across US - ABC News
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Old 03-07-2015, 07:47 PM
 
Location: Pa
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I really hope so!
We use engery saver light bulbs and have solar out door lights.
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Old 03-08-2015, 10:57 PM
 
Location: Greater NYC, USA
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Where I live, our electricity comes from nuclear power plants. But with the weather, solar would perform better during certain parts of the year. When your solar farm is snow covered for weeks your not getting much.

Are nuclear power plants considered green ?
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Old 03-08-2015, 11:01 PM
 
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I have an 8kw solar array on my roof, producing about 10kw annually.
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Old 03-09-2015, 04:54 PM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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This is the future. My goal is to be off the grid and on solar by 2020.
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Old 03-10-2015, 10:25 PM
 
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Do you use green energy?

Yup, the gas I use in my car comes from decomposed fauna and my electricity comes from water flowing through a dam.

Over in the Green Living forum there must be at least one of these threads every month:

"XYZ is poised to obsolete current energy technologies"

BTW, all the OP's article concerns is some energy co-ops that consist of solar arrays that in order to be built are still having to be subsidized by us the Taxpayers...

I sure hope all these solar co-ops have better luck in producing power than that $2.2 Billion dollar disaster called Ivanpah...

http://breakingenergy.com/2014/10/29...-expectations/

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Old 03-16-2015, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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Yep. Most comes from Canadian Hydroelectric dams and Seabrook Nuclear Station on the New Hampshire seacoast.
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Old 03-16-2015, 09:36 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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With my carbon footprint I should be known as "Bigfoot."
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Old 03-16-2015, 10:57 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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...We use engery saver light bulbs and have solar out door lights.
I'm all about that waste, 'bout that waste - no solar
I'm all about that waste, 'bout that waste - no solar
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Old 03-17-2015, 12:47 AM
 
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If you live in Texas with the most wind power produced which is feed into electrical grid of course.
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