FBI agents on Thursday were searching the offices of a California solar energy company touted by President Barack Obama that recently halted operations, FBI spokesman Peter Lee confirmed to CNN.
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Green jobs what a waste of money.
Obama said he would happily return the $100,000 the company donated to his election campaign.
@leeintulsa-The electric company(Ameren) in Missouri, they went for a 18% increase this past year told us at a meeting Missouri did not have enough sunny days in Missouri to have solar panels on yur house. When I went to the meeting someone asked how much his bonus pay for that year was he said he did not get it yet and hurriedly asked for another question. I raised my hand and he chose me and I asked his bonus the year before, it was $396,000. And that was not his salary. These boards are crazy paying this nuts that much.
And they just keep getting more. How much does one need? A bonus like that – probably in addition to 100k plus a year?
I'd call it a lottery score, invest two thirds, quit my job, and spend the rest on booze and loose women..
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@LeeinTulsa; your experience actually proves me right your using a lot of space to create a small amount of energy. For more proof though read Howard Hayden's book The Solar fraud: Why solar energy won't run the world. BTW he is Professor Emeritus of physics at the University of Connecticut so he's not exactly an "idiot". For a short version you can probably just google his book but you probably need the long version so I'd recommend checking it out at your local library or purchasing it. BTW solar energy has been linked to large lead emissions in China and India because they use lead batteries to store the power, it's estimated that they could eventually leak over 2.4million tons of lead into the environment if they continue: source is the journal "Energy Policy".
LeeinTulsa: really? He's left the country several times idiot. Ask the kurds how grateful they are we stopped the genocide there. It was the right and moral thing to do and the rest of the world that refused to help should be ashamed of themselves for not helping.
@flooby; yes it is a 1ooomegawatt I miss spoke but as I pointed out to LeeinTulsa the fact is it's pie in the sky dreaming.
Anyone can find one or two fairly credible scientific sources to support just about any position on anything that you can imagine...
@Jean Sartre: I'll take the word of the leading physicists on solar energy over someone who knows nothing about it like you thanks. As you pointed out anyone can come up with sources to support any position and there are more than enough companies out there trying to get tax money for an idea that doesn't work on a large scale-keep believing in the dream though if that's what makes you feel better.
Oh BTW cold fusion isn't an idiotic idea moron scientists were working on the idea in the late 80's early 90's they are well aware of the potential the only problem is we haven't been able to develop the technology yet. Of course it doesn't help that funding has pretty much been abandoned for it in favor of technology that produces little energy over a large space(windmills and solar panels). Yes those technologies are fine for someone who wants to use it to enhance their home energy usage but it's pie in the sky dreaming supplying large scale power plants with it. Sorry to wreck the dream for you but if it were feasible it would've already be done the technology's been around for a long time and it was abandoned as a pipe dream for good reason. BTW besides being a large contributor to lead contamination solar panels are also responsible for carbon dioxide emission' yes that's right they have to produce large amounts of carbon dioxide to make solar panels-green energy that's not so green. Keep believing the myth though it suits you.
@Scottish Mama; if you believe that bs about Bloom energy then I have some ocean front property to sell you. It"s bargain price and comes with the London Bridge.
@flooby; And just how many people do you think can afford 20±grand for solar and another 20±grand for geothermal? Very few less than 10% of the population would be a good guess.
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