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Solar Power Project 2020

“We are star stuff harvesting sunlight.” ~ Carl Sagan After charting solar panel savings for 20 years, we finally decided to bite the bullet with our house. We spent the summer reviewing contracts, starting the build, and finally in November … Continue reading

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Solar Power in Seattle? Not yet…

I took a look at solar power for residential use this year. The last time I did the analysis was in 2004 and the payback was over 15 years, best case. It is now down to 12 years best case. … Continue reading

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