Re: “A little rain on solar power parade” (letter, 6-2).
I think the writer’s computations are wrong. Since I have a solar power array, and am going to enlarge it, I think that I might know a little bit about it.
Assuming that the array would wipe out his usage of the grid power and that the array was installed early enough to obtain the full state rebate, let’s do some math.
The original cost of $45,000 less the federal credit of $13,500 leaves $31,500 to be paid off. Assuming that the full state credit of $5,000 for this …