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NEW WESTIMINSTER, WHAT MADE YOU THINK NELSON KNEW WHAT THEY WERE DOING?

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CAPACITY FACTOR

                        If you understand CAPACITY FACTOR you will know more
                 about the economics of solar power in BC than all the experts and you won't waste                                                    another penny of public money on it

Capacity Factor - CF      If a hydro electric plant runs 24/7/365 its CF is 100%.

                           BC Hydro in their calculations allows a CF of 10% for Solar.

                         In its first year the Nelson Community Solar garden CF was 11% 

                   From October through March the Nelson community solar garden CF was 2.3%.

A $400,000 waste for feelgood political philosophical solar while the same power would have been made from cleaner greener waterpower now spilling down the river.  It was pitched as fully funded by those opting in, 130 bought in for 25 year contracts for the power of a panel, paid for by picking the pockets o…