09 Nov '11, 6pm

Solar Power and Decentralization #Energy #Energy_Efficiency #Green_Building #green #design

Solar Power and Decentralization #Energy #Energy_Efficiency #Green_Building #green #design

We see this already in the market for solar power, which is dominated by smaller-scale installations . As the price of photovoltaic cells and solar panels continues to drop, the attractiveness of a home solar system that can supplement and partially replace energy from the commercial grid continues to increase. In a nicely logical move given the Internet/solar power parallel noted above, Google is investing $75 million to offer home solar systems to homeowners for either no money down or very little down, with the company receiving a fee for the power generated , which is expected to be equal to or less than their current power costs.

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