Renewables Increase Costs

…Renewables Increase Costs… There has been a running debate about whether the special advantages given to renewables, such as renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and net metering, add to the price consumers pay for electricity. Net metering was introduced to encourage Continue reading Renewables Increase Costs

Physics and PV Solar

…Physics and PV Solar… PV solar has fundamental limitations that won’t go away, even though solar energy is abundant. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) “solar energy is the most abundant energy resource on earth … More than 10,000 Continue reading Physics and PV Solar

Hucksters Pitching Bad Solar Investments

Most people wouldn’t buy a magic elixir from a traveling pitchman, but they may be an easy mark for a PV rooftop solar installation, pitched over the Internet or by the media. There’s an abundance of misinformation circulating on the Continue reading Hucksters Pitching Bad Solar Investments