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originally posted by: interupt42
a reply to: Phage
Apparently it saves about $650 a year, so about 14 years to pay for itself.
I would like to see how they came up with those numbers. Does that assume that the system will not require any replacement parts ,100% productivity, maintenance, or failures over that 14 year span?
I personally would love to get Solar and other alternative energy sources and be energy independent. However, the ROI doesn't appear to be there just yet.
14 years is a long time for an average home owner, If they got it down to a 5 yr period that would be more reasonable IMO.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
originally posted by: DBCowboy
If Satan existed, he'd have invented HOA's and time-shares.
I also invented lite 'beer'.
originally posted by: Gargoyle91
a reply to: howtonhawky
I agree solar is great for off grid just wish it wasn't so expensive to buy out right even at $10 grand it would take 5 years to break even at $150 per month before you get free energy .
And $10,000 is a small system.