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Re: [hreg] www.shiftpower.org calculator

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  • Kevin L. Conlin
    Very well put, Andrew! ... From: Andrew McCalla To: Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2002 8:39 PM Subject: Re:
    Message 1 of 15 , Jan 31, 2002
      Very well put, Andrew!

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Andrew McCalla" <andrew@...>
      To: <hreg@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2002 8:39 PM
      Subject: Re: [hreg] www.shiftpower.org calculator


      > Polly,
      >
      > That's about right. PV is one of the most expensive forms of energy you
      > can buy, at least by bottom-dollar, at-the-till, subsidies-aside
      calculations.
      >
      > The cheapest energy you can buy is the energy you don't buy in the first
      > place, through efficiency and conservation.
      >
      > Andrew
      >
      >
      > At 08:49 AM 1/30/02 -0600, you wrote:
      > >I don't get it. Right now they are making solar look like the most
      > >EXPENSIVE form of energy you can buy. I tired it for an Austin zip code
      > >also - things didn't improve very much.
      > >
      > >----- Original Message -----
      > >From: "Claude Foster" <ccfoster@...>
      > >To: <hreg@yahoogroups.com>
      > >Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2002 8:13 AM
      > >Subject: RE: [hreg] www.shiftpower.org calculator
      > >
      > >
      > > > Your calculation looks good. My calculations for a home system shows a
      net
      > >increase of $660 per month.
      > > >
      > > > You are correct - something is wron with their program.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > From: tigger@... [SMTP:tigger@...]
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 6:08 PM
      > > > > To: Houston RE Group
      > > > > Subject: [hreg] www.shiftpower.org calculator
      > > > >
      > > > > I just took a look at the calculator at Power Shift that's supposed
      to
      > >show
      > > > > you how much you'd save if you had a solar PV system. I think that
      they
      > >are
      > > > > really misreprenting things (at least I hope so) because I put in a
      > >5.0KW
      > > > > system, and they suggested that the average monthly savings on your
      > >electric
      > > > > bill would be only about $31.
      > > > > I can only assume that they've totally left out net metering in
      their
      > > > > calculations... Am I missing something here?
      > > > >
      > > > > Paul Archer
      > > > >
      > > > > --
      > > > > ----------------------------------------------
      > > > > "We Americans, we're a simple people...
      > > > > but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities."
      > > > > --------------Robin Williams------------------
      > > > >
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      > > > >
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      > Andrew H. McCalla
      > Meridian Energy Systems, Inc.
      > Solar-Electric System Design, Installation, and Service.
      > P.O. Box 5810
      > Austin, TX 78763
      > Tel: 512-477-3050
      > Fax: 512-477-3035
      > www.meridiansolar.com
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