Like I was saying.

It’s all going to be about real-world economics.
Alt. energy price comes down by leaps and bounds, demand goes through the roof.

The real crux point will come as production costs and efficencies for these actually out-strip the cost-effectiveness of coal, while demand stays high because of increasing costs of getting power from the grid, public awareness and perceptions that global warming is real, and the beautiful fact that consumption is NOT going to see a sizeable or even significant decrease. In fact, my bet is that it will continue to grow steaduly and quickly for the forsee-able future. Gotta make it cleaner! And there’s so many options!

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Customers to weigh bills against alternatives
from Alternative Energy News

‘And as utility rates end up being whatever they are, they’ll make some forms of technology more available.’

As power bills rose across the state this year, southern Illinois solar-panel technician Aur Beck fielded more calls than usual from people wanting to generate their own electricity at home. via Quad-City Times”

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