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Mini-grid is available here:
http://www.lowes.com/pd_258430-24212-5609_0__?productId=3664...

60,000 watt output - uses propane. Get a really big tank and you can pipe gas to you and your neighbors for heat, and run the generator as needed.

Cost per watt is < $0.30, not including installation and fuel costs

Alternatively, you can get a pretty big solar system here for around $1.5/watt + racking costs. http://www.wholesalesolar.com/gridtie.html To equal the output of the generator, you would need to spend somewhere in the range of $75,000 K + install costs, and it doesn't work at night, unless you add batteries.
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