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Distributed Solar: Cleaner and Smarter than Oil

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Mar 31, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

A delightful infographic from 1BOG, residential solar aggregators who are driving down the cost of solar PV across America. 

They also note that the cleanup cost for the oil spill – $32 billion – would buy enough solar to power all of Los Angeles county for 30 years, for less than 15 percent of what Los Angeleos are expected to pay through 2040.

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