Whatever the facts of the case turn out to be, one thing is certain. We'll never see a picture of the architect of this disaster walking under a "Probation and Pre-trial Services" sign.
"Solar and batteries go together like peanut butter and jelly," said solar, electric car (EV) and space industry entrepreneur, Elon Musk, in a conference call earlier this month.
As the Spanish saying goes, the sun is the poor man's blanket. And thanks to technology, it's also our heating system, air
Musk has proposed merging Tesla with solar panel supplier SolarCity.
For years my wife and I have been getting phone calls about going solar, and for years we've ignored them because it was just too expensive. But today 26 solar panels are mounted on the south side of our roof.
Unfortunately, oil still pays better.
Even conservatives can get behind it.
Everybody wants to get in on the next Google or Facebook without losing their shorts on the duds. Even the big investors get it wrong sometimes.
The transition from outmoded, dirty power to advanced, clean energy is highly lucrative. Winners should compensate vulnerable losers; just capture a fraction of these new profits and we can protect the security and welfare of otherwise stranded workers and communities, provide investment capital for economic diversification and ensure the full value of pension funds.
Altogether, Entrepreneurs like Jack Ma certainly have the ability to be today's Chinese versions of Rockefeller, Vanderbilt and Carnegie, but economic and societal headwinds in China will prevent them from doing so.
When you dig down, it's pretty clear why these investment leaders would flock to off-grid solar. With rock-solid economics, an enormous addressable market, and eye-popping growth rates, the opportunity is immense.
He said, "well, it has to go 150 miles out of its way so it can stop in Bakersfield and Fresno." I said, "well, you are making