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How's the solar panel biz there?
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Well, it sounds like an opportunity doesn't it?
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How's the solar panel biz there?
Not as good as you'd think. Lower end neighborhoods can't afford it, and many higher end neighborhoods prohibit it as unsightly. OTOH, ASU Web Devil - ASU scientists, local power company looking to brighten Arizona's solar power situation

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Not as good as you'd think. Lower end neighborhoods can't afford it, and many higher end neighborhoods prohibit it as unsightly. OTOH, ASU Web Devil - ASU scientists, local power company looking to brighten Arizona's solar power situation
they will think that way until shit is so high , then they will say hey what about solar power ? gee we should have thoght of htis sooner .makes me want to put a bullit in my head the way some people think .



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Expanding on Shane's comment, that has dawned on me before. A massive and total extended blackout in the throes of summer would be catastrophic here. We are totally dependent on electricity for our survival.
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I hate winter. That's why I own an SUV.
What does an SUV do to mitigate your hatred of winter?
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I hate winter. That's why I own an SUV. But don't give me this "105 here = 80 there" bullshit, because it's bullshit.

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