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The Next Energy Crisis
Old 02-20-2008, 07:58 PM   #1
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The Next Energy Crisis

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FOXNews.com - Neighbors Battle in Court Over Redwood Trees That Shade Solar Panels - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News
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Old 02-20-2008, 08:12 PM   #2
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Day 1: Let me go buy some solar panels and put them in my back yard.

Day 2: Wait, there's not much current coming from those things

Day 3: Holy crap! Where did that forest come from?!?!?
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If memory serves, that law was passed when some of the first solar hot water panels were installed, then some company built a tall building that shaded the panels. Who knew then that solar electric would become viable?
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