When You Add Up The Total Cost, It’s Not A Contest

How is it possible that mining coal, refining it into fuel, storing the poisonous residue in ponds & distributing the resulting product in trains & trucks, to Power plants that consume it and belch smoke exhaust into the air, convert the heat of burning it into electricity, that’s carried 100s of miles over massive power lines, to a transformer substation, to utility power lines, to a home….

How is that more cost effective than converting sunbeams to electricity on a solar panel, on the roof of a home that consumes it?

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Married, 2 children, retired, enjoying unstructured time: "And then he drank a dew From a convenient grass, And then hopped sidewise to the wall To let a beetle pass." ~ Emily Dickinson
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