We Had Joy, We Had Fun...

This quote sums up my current suspicions about solar/wind/etc. "renewable" energy:

"These types of projects are part of the dreaming that we do," he said.

It seems like it's all "dreaming" for now, and entropy ensures that we'll always be using some form of "non-renewable" energy to keep these "renewable" projects going. In other words, a solar array factory will never be powered solely by solar arrays.