• Open World
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    33 months ago

    Now if only we can also improve battery and energy transportation technology in the next 5 years…

  • The Doctor
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    24 months ago

    Not owning where one lives makes it highly difficult to migrate to solar power because landlords often don’t let you set it up. Definitely the case out here in the Bay Area.

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      4 months ago

      Why would anyone want to put solar on their landlord’s property? Unless one has a 30 year lease on the property, that seems like a huge risk, to me.

      • The Doctor
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        13 months ago

        It would be significantly cheaper than the cost of power in a lot of places. PG&E is fucking us over out here but because nobody around here owns their own house, we can’t go PV. I’ve been talking to my neighbors about it because they’re getting screwed too. Legally speaking, though, we’re tied up.

    • plz1
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      13 months ago

      Incentives and tax credits are enticing, even for land lords.

    • plz1
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      03 months ago

      Incentives and tax credits are enticing, even for land lords. .

      • The Doctor
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        13 months ago

        Not in California. Been trying since I moved out here, and so far both landlords (the house we rent got sold to another investor when our original landlord retired) categorically refused the solar power upgrade. Fought that battle for two years with the first landlord, about a year with the second one. Both times it came down to “shut up or move out.”