Skip to comments.Solar use will push energy costs up in Mass.
Posted on 02/12/2014 12:22:30 PM PST by shineonEdited on 02/12/2014 12:23:35 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Massachusetts utility customers could get hit with more than $1 billion in higher electricity bills over the next two decades under Gov. Deval Patrick’s plan to dramatically expand solar power in the state, government and industry officials said Tuesday.
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It is funny that whenever they talk technology, they talk to Politicians.
Solar energy is 100 years old.
If it was easy to get high current densities, it would have been done long ago.
In this economy and especially the economy in Boston, people will not be able to afford that $1.50 extra per month as that adds up to $18.00 a year and $180.00 over ten years.
And while they claim this will create jobs in the solar industry, they fail to mention the jobs that will be lost in a struggling oil and gas industry.
“If you like your sun, you can keep your sun. Period. Nobody will lose any sunshine ever. Period.” So speaketh the “lyin’ king”.
Can’t get the Cape Winds Project off the ground in Nantucket Sound because it would spoil the view for the BP.
ha ha ha
“And while they claim this will create jobs in the solar industry, they fail to mention the jobs that will be lost in a struggling oil and gas industry.”
To say nothing about the jobs that will be lost in all high-energy-using industries.
I happened to visit a gov’t building in Falmouth, MA a few years ago. The building was apparently a demonstration project for green energy and was equipped with a windmill and solar panels. Trouble was, it was January and there was a foot of snow covering the roof panels and the windmill was iced up.
Those solar panels must be working good right about now with all the snow, ice and cloudy skies.