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J.D. Alexander lights up Truth-O-Meter with claim about solar panels



PolitifactFloridaLogo copy Senate budget chief J.D. Alexander, R-Lake Wales, told a St. Petersburg Times reporter, "It takes as much energy to make a solar panel as it likely generates in its entire life. I really doubt that this is a good investment for the people of Florida."

Turns out Alexander should have invested more time reading up on the science of solar panels. He gets a Pants on Fire! rating from PolitiFact Florida. Read here.


[Last modified: Thursday, October 7, 2010 5:31pm]


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