08 Nov '11, 6am

The Demand Side of Solar

The Demand Side of Solar

Solar energy’s critics love to discuss reasons photovoltaic (PV) solar energy is a bad investment. Some go so far as to say that solar power does not even work , others talk about an oversupply of PV modules on the world market, and tell us that this “glut” proves solar will fail as an industry and that green energy in general is a scam. These of course are lies, perpetuated by fossil-fuel industries (and/or their investors and/or their beneficiaries) who are terrified of losing significant market share to cheap, clean, renewable energy. The charge that solar does not work is laughable and I won’t waste space defending the basic, obvious science. As far as the scam charge goes, I would counter that it is fossil fuels that are the scam. Fossil fuels have proven to be not only dirty, health-endangering, planet-warming, leaving us vulnerable to supply disruptions and keeping ...

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