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How Do They Get So Much Money for Grid Ties?

Started by Bret Cahill December 30, 2012
Are there still some unexpired patents out there?

Does a grid tie require a 200 lb copper coil?


Bret Cahill



On 12/30/2012 1:59 AM, Bret Cahill wrote:
> Are there still some unexpired patents out there? > > Does a grid tie require a 200 lb copper coil? > > > Bret Cahill > > >
Could you be more specific Bret?
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> Are there still some unexpired patents out there?
> Does a grid tie require a 200 lb copper coil?
It is probably because of the extensive testing, certification, and=20 liability issues of a device that connects to the utility company grid, = and=20 which has "potentially" life threatening implications if it fails to = work as=20 required. Something like the latest pill (such as Celebrex) which = probably=20 costs $0.10 to make and they sell for $3 a poop. (Oops, that's for a=20 laxative!) Paul