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Old 05-15-2022, 10:50 AM   #469 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
They have a smoke season in New England also?

How do you destroy an idea? Asking for a friend.

I have shared with Arcimoto a concept for a trackable solar panel system based on two 3-axis hubs articulated like Dragonfly wings.
Constantly point out the hypocrisy, how stupid, pointless, expensive, wasteful, any conveniently ignored or down played unintended consequences, remind the shrill that their idea is over hyped and always be sure to end with any suffering it will cause. Ultimately convincing anyone who reading we would either be better off with out that idea or better yet doing the opposite or something else entirely.
For example aerohead can't do that. If you don't believe global warming is going to kill us all in 11 years you just aren't smart enough to understand the science.

Last time I checked adding even single axis tracking to solar panels at least doubles the price of the install and only increases kwh out put by around 30%, some where like Alaska may be as high as 50%. You are better off adding 2x as many fixed panels.
Also one of the most common complaints about panel trackers is that stuff starts breaking and wearing out after a few years usually 2 to 5 years.
Now manually move able racks on a ground mount may be installed for 20% to 30% more and appear to be worth it. With winter/summer tilt angles already set you just have to get out there and move them twice or 4 times a year.
For my panels if I put some of them on movable racks the additional cost appears that it would pay for its self.
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