- Apr 19, 2004
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Seriously. There are solar panels that don't need daylight, thus why couldn't they add hybrid-solar panel drives to 18-wheelers?
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Even assuming it was cost-efficient, the cab is too small for (a significant number of) panels, and the container is moved.Originally Posted by chorse123
Huh? How long is an 18-wheeler? I mean, on top of the entire cab there should be enough room for enough panels to AT LEAST power the electrical systems and the A/C.Originally Posted by imageWIS
The solution: insurance.Originally Posted by DarkNWorn
As for the tax credits, they sometimes need to happen to spur technological development because the market cannot price it correctly. For environmental problems, market pricing mechanisms don't always exist. Where they do exist, such as pollution rights, they are still in not very well developed until recently. This problem is part of the phenomenon known as "tragedy of the commons" in Economics.Originally Posted by DarkNWorn