Re: capitalist = perverted

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Mon Jul 09 2001 - 03:05:19 MDT

On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, L B wrote:

> I used to work for the National Renewable Energy Lab.
> The last thing I remember is the Photovoltaics
> department being elated that their solar panel
> research had elicited a new and improved
> 17-point-something percent efficiency. I was
> underwhelmed. These are some of the most quoted

The efficiency numbers themselves say nothing. The total cost of ownership
over lifetime vs. energy produces must be considered. In nonportable
applications, efficiency is irrelevant, since even 5% brings you a long

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