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Booming Rooftop Solar Power Suffers Growing Pains Aug 18, 2014 |By David Biello


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Ruth
- 116 days ago - scientificamerican.com
'There is a catch though: the coordination of solar company, local utility and homeowner may fail--leaving the homeowner in the lurch.' (Owning your own energy source is the only no-catch system.)



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Jonathan Harper (0)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 6:10 am
noted
 

Sandra S. (133)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 10:53 am
These systems should be automatically built into the homes of the future,x
 

Kamia T. (82)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 11:14 am
I still haven't found an affordable retrofit system that doesn't have a ridiculously long payback. Until that happens, solar will stall in all but the more wealthy homes or commercial projects, sadly.
 

LMj Sunshine (144)
Tuesday September 2, 2014, 10:33 pm
Noted
 

Jo S. (532)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 11:23 am
Noted & shared.
Thanks Ruth.
 

june t. (66)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 11:25 pm
still not within reach of most average middle class people, and even more so because the middle class is shrinking
 
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