22 Jun '11, 6pm

PV Industry’s Call for Solar on the White House Roof is a Political Misplay via @greentechmedia

Eric, why can’t we have both symbolism AND strong solar policy? And believe me, I’m personally advocating for both. It’s part of my business, yes, but it’s also a sincere belief that these symbols affect the industry and help dispel solar myths left over from the 80’s and help bring solar into the modern American main stream. If Obama says solar is now more affordable, that will inspire discussion and get people to actually get a quote to prove it to themselves, one way or another. Articles will be written showing how costs have dramatically come down and more people will be aware of solar leases, PPA’s, and perhaps even PACE, if it survives. And if the Administration does it right, it wouldn’t just be two solar systems on the roof (solar thermal and PV). There would be web site devoted to the production, the savings, and cost examples of larger and similar systems in vari...

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