Barry's sustainability model

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Registered: 02-14-2010
Barry's sustainability model
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Sun, 06-20-2010 - 5:12pm

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/06/17/spain_sustainability_scam/


Sunny Spain suspends solar subsidy scam


Although the whole article is spot-on, this line sums up the situation very well:


"Spain pays more in subsidies for renewables than the total cost of energy production for the country." (gulp)


For those that do not recall, Spain's renewable system is the model Barry's claimed is the best in the world and wants the US to follow and to think, each 'green' job (which really isn't green to start with) only costs the taxpayers 2.2 REAL jobs.


As a bonus, I'd like to remind everyone that solar (PV)

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Registered: 02-14-2010
Sun, 06-20-2010 - 6:44pm
I couldn't agree more.
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Registered: 06-07-2010
Sun, 06-20-2010 - 6:22pm
When faced with a choice between reality and ideology, libs will always choose ideology...and then spin reality to fit the ideology.