Just checking back with you solar guys on how much power you are producing these days.
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...$17,000 for 200W and now (a roll on the drums please) they are moving to China as we continue to subsidize them. Would any accountants on the board like to lay out a ROI on this baby. Oh, they last 10 years or so except would anybody like to survey users as to how many got wrecked in the ice storm? Of course, the official word is none of them, hmmm, thats funny as in my neighbors $200,000 installation it would seem to me that about 25% of his roof install is now in his front garden in a big frozen pile. I'm sure there is no damage and he will give me an accurate assessment of the imputed costs of repair. Also (of course) there really is no difference in output on icy, cloudy days He laughs at my coal install (that went out with the 50s!!!). PS, he lives up a little hill and a long way back - anybody want a video of the oil truck trying and failing to make a delivery.
I haven't laughed this hard since my other neighbors log splitter blew up on my land collecting those "free" wood droppings I so generously gave him. I really should be nicer to him as he saved me from having to cut up and get rid of the stuff.
Meanwhile the village idiot here is in front of his Poco drinking an early morning cup of coffee and stroking the cat. Damned cat won't move from the chair in front of the stove, I just know how he stands the heat. I put in a cat door specifically so he could earn his keep and catch rats or do something useful. When I go over and rattle the door to remind him of his appointed feline duties he looks at me like I am crazy.