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The fuel costs for solar power are perfect [Editorial]
The fuel costs for solar power are perfect [Editorial]

Ordinarily, a projection that Harford County government is projected to save nearly $1 million in energy costs thanks to the building of a new solar electric farm in Perryman might not be cause for major celebration. After all, the actual savings could end up being far less, anywhere from a low $142,000 to a high of $989,000 over a span of 20 years. That translates to an average annual savings of $7,100 a year to $49,450. On the low end, it's enough to put a dent in college tuition for a single student. On the high end, it is enough to pay someone a decent salary for a year. From the perspective of a county government with an annual budget in the hundreds of millions of dollars,...