What I can't figure. It's dang hard to discover "break even point" on any of this green energy. I have heard claims that large wind farms go into profit in one yr. but those trying to get land claim 10-12 yrs. Solar I was just told 6-10 yrs before all expenses covered. But nobody has shown me a actual cost, actual production over 3 yrs... Such as "it cost $45 million to plan, develope, build this wind farm from 2009-2011. Production started June 2011. We produced, sold a average $4.5 in energy over next 5 yrs with $2 million in maintenance. Estimated life of blades is 30 yrs , estimated life generator heads25 yrs...." Something I could run math on. Local REA did a solar farm. In 10 yrs it was projected to "make" @$600 worth of electric more then it cost. (So again it was projected to break even in decade) IIRC at yr 5 I asked (are you on track to break even point??). Never got a call back. Solar, wind have been going large scale 20 yrs. factual info must be out there. Anyone know where to find a simple source? Building wind farm with 45 units, total cost permits, bribes...materials $$$ government rebates on bribes $$. Construction$$$$. Total cost day it was hooked int grid $$$$$$ 5 yr $$$ from sales of energy. Cost of bribes, maintenance during 5 yrs. 10 yrs? Some of the ones reaching replacement of blades, hardware? Abandonment?