Thursday, April 22, 2010

Is FSLR Toast?

This is what Brontecapital believes arguing that decreasing silicon prices will make silicon based solar panels more competitive than FSLR's thin-film.

The first part is here, the follow up here. Well argued posts.

Fuel Economy and Horspower

Great chart from Econbrowser:

"if weight, horsepower and torque were held at their 1980 levels, fuel economy for both passenger cars and light trucks could have increased by nearly 50 percent from 1980 to 2006; this is in stark contrast to the 15 percent by which fuel economy actually increased."