Investing in solar panel crusade can put you in the red
December 31, 2008
by Paul Carpenter
in The Morning Call
Hucksters hoping to become billionaires by selling windmills and solar panels count. Somehow, the hucksters also have lured the nation's tree huggers into their web, so anybody who bucks the wind-solar crusades is an environmental hobgoblin.
The latest hobgoblins, we learned this week, are in Bushkill Township, where nasty old zoning rules require $500 in fees to construct a solar panel tower in Veronica Burley's yard.
Burley, it was reported, expects to save 30 percent on her monthly electric bills if she augments her PPL juice with the solar panels, which last around 20 years.
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