26 Mar '12, 11pm

Solar Panels Could Be Cheaper Than TVs | Care2 Healthy Living

Solar Panels Could Be Cheaper Than TVs | Care2 Healthy Living

In the last several years solar panel prices have dropped dramatically, but currently they still are too expensive for most people, unless there are plenty of tax incentives and rebates which make it more affordable. The government incentives are a little complicated and require consumers to do research – work that is likely perceived as an added inconvenience to the high cost. If it turns out there are plenty of incentives, the true cost might be quite a bit less than is expected. An executive at DuPont has publicly said solar panel prices could cost less than TVs simply because they are less complex , and therefore easier to produce. Consumers already are using solar panels on their homes and some are even charging electric vehicles with them. A couple living north of Seattle in a very small town called Carlsborg recently purchased a Nissan Leaf. Since they already had a...

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