On a cloudy day we share an open question and a peek that our elected leaders really are powerless against the forces that control global energy markets.
To wit . . .
CHECK MAYOR Q & THE CITY MANAGER PUSHING PREZ BIDEN'S SOLAR PANEL PROGRAM ON KANSAS CITY RESIDENTS!!!
Here's part of their pitch that seems quaint amid Springtime but probably won't provide a viable alternative to fuel scarcity amid hard winter months . . . Take a look . . .
Solarize KC offers an opportunity to install solar energy infrastructure at your home or business at discount prices achievable through bulk buying along with others in Kansas City. The more purchasers, the lower the total price of an installed renewable energy system.
Solarize KC is already accepting advance registrations for the upcoming program. Interested residents can learn more about the program and sign up to be first in line for a free evaluation.
“Clean, renewable solar energy should be available to each and every home in Kansas City, and this campaign will expand that opportunity for everyone,” said Mayor Quinton Lucas. “Working together, we can build a Kansas City with cleaner skies and lower power bills.”
A component of the Solarize KC program will enable homeowners in select neighborhoods to apply for subsidies to ensure that low to moderate income households are able to participate.
“Residential solar installations help reduce energy costs and carbon emissions, and battery backup systems are a crucial source of energy during emergencies,” said City Manager Brian Platt. “We believe in the power of renewable energy and know that it will help our city become cleaner, healthier and more sustainable."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
A coalition of local organizations is set to unveil Solarize KC, a unique community-based campaign that makes solar energy and battery storage more affordable to participants through group purchasing. Solarize KC offers an opportunity to install solar energy infrastructure at your home or business at discount prices achievable through bulk buying along with others in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Solar energy proponents point to national security, lower utility bills, and new jobs as key reasons for increased investment in the technology that has been around for decades but has recently become more efficient and cost-effective.
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