1. We can probably afford a solar hot water heater.
2. We can not afford solar electic.
3. There is no place on our really huge roof to place a solar array. We would have to put it on a rack on the     ground. Dad would have a conniption and at his age that could be dangerous.
4. The solar salesman did everything but call Mark a liar when he told him they’ve taken hourly anemometer readings at the shipyard, a mile and a half upriver, for seven years and that the average wind speed for the Southern bank of the Eastern branch of the Elizabeth River is 21 mph.
5. Wind appears to be a better option for power and the technology is, so far as we have found thus far, better developed.
6. We can sign up for all sorts of grants. I’ll try and post more of that information at a later date.
7. We need a LOT of money to even begin to get this house in order.


About Bettina Colonna Essert

Illuminated Magdalene High Priestess and facilitator of empowerment and healing circles for girls and women, including a monthly Red Tent Temple. BA in English, minor in anthropology. Waldorf homeschool mom. Reiki master, cranial sacral therapist, herbalist, menstruvist, feminist, epicurian.
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