April 21 -- I was very disheartened to read the “It’s too expensive to convert solar energy” Viewpoint in the April 13 edition of PNJ. The first cost argument was superficial and short-sighted.
Let’s look at the author’s examples. He cited the fact that the Martin County solar power plan is projected to save only $178 million over 30 years. Only? Since when did $178 million become chump change? More importantly the financial savings are only part of the story. >>View Article