Monday, August 24, 2009

A Washington solar power plant has hit a major roadblock – The cost has tripled.

An initial estimate for Kittitas County’s first photovoltaic plant was approximately $100 million but the cost has since risen to at least $300 million. That is drastically higher than previously thought. To top that, Northwest Power and Conservation Council have upped the annie to approximately $525 to $750 Million! (read the full article)


The cost of manufacturing solar panels is not cheap but there is an alternative and suffice to call it cheap solar panels. Do it yourself solar panels can be manufactured for around $200 bucks. Compare that to a whopping $300 million Plus your monthly bill.

DIY solar panels can
  • Virtually obliterate your power bill
  • Save you money
  • Turn a profit!
Learn more about do it yourself residential solar panels.

proposed Kittitas solar plant would include 400,000 photovoltaic panels that would convert sunlight into electricity; enough to power 45,000 homes.