As everyone from Barky to the bear-keepers at your local zoo push the "green and sustainable" meme, there are just a couple of problems: wind and solar installations are neither "green" nor "sustainable"; in addition to the subsidies we pay through our tax dollars, we're also going to be dinged by the power companies:
Solar customers "avoid charges, not just for energy, but also the costs of the transmission and distribution system," he said. "That's why we say it is not sustainable."
In other words, you get nailed twice. What a deal.