31 Aug '15, 11pm

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This is a question that would have different answers depending on the respondent . I am not pro solar (or alternative energy) as a blanket solution to our energy needs now or in the long term. I do feel that certain types of alternative energy are cost effective in certain parts of the country but overall the return does not justify the investment . Incentives I never consider justifying alternative energy using tax or utility incentives. Tax and utility incentives only shift the cost to other rate or tax payers. This is unfair to those that cannot afford to make an investment but are forced to subsidize someone that has the means to install alternative energy systems. Getting to breakeven When I am looking at making an alternative energy investment I do some simple math. I review my energy bills to see how many kilowatt hours per year I use and at what cost. The total cos...

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