Paul Tullis's Grim Tidings

Bitter musings on politics and policy

First Germany, then Vermont, Florida…and now Sacramento

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Here’s one way to immediately reduce the expense of converting to renewables: generate your own power. Germany has had in effect for a decade or so, as Dan Rather reported [opens iTunes], a means of getting paid for excess energy you generate with home solar panels. Now the idea is spreading to the US. Bonus: The law in Germany kick-started an industry making the panels, so this works as economic stimulus as well.

Feed-in Tariffs for Solar Continue To Spread


Written by ptullis

July 23, 2009 at 11:10 am

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