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This article is on the same topic, and has some interesting information for the DIY folks. It also mentions potential complications with the local power co. The panels sound a little pricey though...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34364186/ns/technology_and_science-future_of_energy

Buyer be warned, however. The DIY part of solar goes beyond installation.

Professional installers typically handle all the necessary paperwork, like clearance from the local utility and applications for a bevy of government subsidies that can make the system a whole lot cheaper.

"You put solar panels on your roof without a permit, bad things happen to you," said Jeff Wolfe, CEO of solar installer groSolar. "The utility could shut off the power."
 
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