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Old 12-26-2012
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Re: Solar deck instead of solar panels

I'm not an expert on solar, but, my guess is that for the square footage of solar cells, not a lot more power will be produced than an array mounted off the stern that doesn't have the problems with ventilation, thick overcoatings, and shading.
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