quote: So is solar better used on a house instead of a power plant
quote: For home applications, the ~20 year payback time is really crippling since most people only stay in a home for about 7-10 years.
quote: that's for the tax break goodness
quote: there is a need in peak power plants during the day. And solar will provide that nicely.
quote: 28.8 times as much power, but also cost 18 times
quote: Further more some of the very first solar cells manufactured (of a much inferior design) are still running at 95% efficiency with no problems after 21 years (source below)!