Resolutions To Reverse the Unsustainable Solar Industry

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body-resolutions-to-reverse-the-unsustainable-solar-industry.jpg Viewing the solar industry (and all of its technologies) from the outside an observer would be confronted by two distinct views. View number one: THIS IS THE GREATEST TIME IN THE WORLD FOR SOLAR. GROWTH IS OFF OF THE CHARTS. THIS IS THE BEST YEAR YET. View number two: This is the worst time for manufacturers of photovoltaic technology. Enter at your own risk and consider failure the likely outcome.

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  • ggunnggunn Solar Expert Posts: 1,973 ✭✭✭
    Re: Resolutions To Reverse the Unsustainable Solar Industry

    Someone commented, "There is a lot here, some of it very good. But I take exception to #5."

    I don't. Moore's Law is based on the fact that integrated circuit components are halved in size every two years without loss of functionality. Obviously, PV cannot do that; 1000W/m^2 is all we have to work with.
  • PhotowhitPhotowhit Solar Expert Posts: 5,080 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: Resolutions To Reverse the Unsustainable Solar Industry

    It's obvious the guy doesn't understand economics...
    Home system 4000 watt (Evergreen) array standing, with 2 Midnite Classic Lites,  Midnite E-panel, Prosine 1800 and Exeltech 1100, 660 ah 24v ForkLift battery. Off grid for @16 of last 17 years. Assorted other systems, and to many panels in the closet to not do more...lol
  • CariboocootCariboocoot Banned Posts: 17,615 ✭✭
    Re: Resolutions To Reverse the Unsustainable Solar Industry
    Photowhit wrote: »
    It's obvious the guy doesn't understand economics...

    That's the #1 requirement of being an economist. :p
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