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Luis de Sousa:
a solar panel installed in central Germany generates half of the electricity it would in southern Portugal...

this burns, when i think about greece and southern italy too.

entire countries' economies have been hijacked by the energy status quo...

many firms must have done well off this growth, with corresponding employment benefits.

why has no-one pushed for this in the oh-so-poor, PIIGS countries, heck why isn't it a EU initiative? lend them more money to install solar and lower their energy bills, all these bigwigs and their endless meetings to eke out more loans to repay interest on old loans, and this is like an 800lb gorilla!

giving crooked governments more money is a fish, giving the people solar is like giving them a rod and reel.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Fri Jan 13th, 2012 at 03:38:15 PM EST
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