[clug] Exercise and pay the bills!

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Sun Feb 8 03:31:47 GMT 2009

Simon Fowler wrote:

> What are the prices and rebates on solar panel systems? I've had a
> quick look into them (out of curiosity more than anything, since
> we're renting at the moment), but all I've seen are quite broad
> numbers.

Checkout http://www.enviro-friendly.com/solar-panels.shtml

> Also, what are the numbers on paying for itself, and the expected
> lifespan?

I did the math, and it was going to take two decades to pay off, even
with the subsidy. I figured that the equipment would need expensive
maintenance sometime in that period, and that it therefore was a bad
financial choice (it might be a good yuppie feel good choice though).

I decided to club one less baby seal per year instead.


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