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'Sensitivities' Bar DOE From Discussing Progress on WH Solar-Power Plan
Cybercast News Service ^ | 6/16/11 | Pete Winn & Katie Bell

Posted on 06/16/2011 6:30:25 PM PDT by Nachum

The Obama administration told CNSNews.com Thursday that it is currently in the process of procuring solar panels to place on the White House roof but it cannot discuss the progress on the project because of "sensitivities." “The solar installations on the residence will be part of a Department of Energy project to demonstrate American solar energy technology and know-how,” DOE Spokeswoman Jen Stutsman told CNSNews.com in an e-mail. “The project will show that American solar technology is available, reliable, and ready to install in homes throughout the country.”

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bar; discussing; doe; sensitivities; solarpower; whitehouse
Ah got yer senseetivitees riight here...
1 posted on 06/16/2011 6:30:27 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Sure JUST unplug the whitehouse from the grid and see how the ghetto savages make out?


2 posted on 06/16/2011 6:37:33 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.


3 posted on 06/16/2011 6:54:49 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: Nachum

They’re trying to figure out how to run the radar and computerized AA and missile systems on the WH roof using solar panels.


4 posted on 06/16/2011 6:55:47 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Nachum

I would think the American people should be informed of this.


5 posted on 06/16/2011 7:10:47 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

Can’t tell anyone. Gotta keep it secret. They’re growing pot.


6 posted on 06/16/2011 7:50:12 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This IS my blog site.)
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To: freekitty

Can’t tell anyone. There would be a run on those tacky lawn lights and illuminated frogs. Obumo has to launder chinese solar cell purchases thru Big Lots.


7 posted on 06/16/2011 7:54:28 PM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: bossmechanic

That’s funny...


8 posted on 06/16/2011 8:10:44 PM PDT by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: Nachum

Its so easy to implement solar power that they can’t figure out how to do it with all the resources of the Department of Energy.

Can I suggest we add DoE to our list of agencies to be defunded if we ever get someone in office with a clue and some grit...?


9 posted on 06/16/2011 8:18:08 PM PDT by marron
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To: Right Wing Assault

I kinda believe...after actually standing at the front and back of the WH...that the roof space is not that big. They likely have highly ambitious plans on how many panels are required, and then you figure up the HVAC units...the radar (as you refer to), and the protective systems...and it’s pretty dang crowded up there. Then toss three or four guys with weapons and a spot for the President to sneak up and take a smoke, and that roof is crowded.

If you just wrote down the amount of power the building consumes....I doubt that you could do anything other than heat the water in the place.


10 posted on 06/16/2011 8:30:31 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Nachum

As in a $500 2 square yard solar panel to operate one light bulb.

That’s your sensitivity. Sensitive to the smell of Bullcarp.


11 posted on 06/16/2011 8:33:40 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (BUY AMERICAN. The job you save will be your son's, or your daughter's)
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To: Nachum
This is a joke, right?

Incredible that these people would be allowed to deface the White House in such a fashion.

I would call this an impeachable offense.

12 posted on 06/16/2011 8:34:18 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: marron
Around 2008, I worked at Camp Lejeune and there was a plan and funding to put solar panels on top of some of the large warehouses. It made sense, as they would get continuous sun on top of very large buildings with very flat roofs. However, I talked to the project officer and he told that that it was a waste of money. He did the math, estimated electricity savings versus intallation, plus maintenaance, plus life span. He determined that it would not pay off unless the cost of electricity almost doubled.

Unfortunately, Green house gases was the arguement made to justify the expense. The project officer told me that he was disgusted beyond belief. He had raised his objections, but was told to shut up and accomplish the mission.

13 posted on 06/16/2011 8:37:12 PM PDT by fini
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To: Nachum

“Sensitivities” meaning the thing won’t work in Foggy Bottom, and Obama is “sensitive” to evidence of yet another crashing failure.


14 posted on 06/16/2011 11:22:52 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Nachum

ue to sensitivities of the competitive procurement process, the Department cannot disclose information about the procurement process.


WTH does this even mean?!?!?!


15 posted on 06/16/2011 11:42:18 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: bushwon
WTH does this even mean?!?!?!

Probably that the lowest bidder is going to be Chinese.

16 posted on 06/17/2011 11:41:22 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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