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Hawaii expands customer grid supply capacity (adding 20 MW)

Hawaii expands customer grid supply capacity (adding 20 MW)

April 19, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) made a decision to expand capacity of its customer grid supply CGS program to add 20 MW of capacity — an estimated 2,800 rooftop solar systems. The CGS program provides utility customers a PUC-approved credit for any surplus electricity their solar installations export to theRead More

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JLM Energy’s solar+storage now automated with Hawaii tariff data to manage usage

October 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

MySun powered by JLM Energy‘s solar plus energy storage ecosystem, Energizr 200, is now available in Hawaii and is fully programmed and automated with local tariff data to immediately save homeowners money on utility bills. Energizr 200 enhances efficiency by relying on stored energy when electricity is most expensive toRead More

Adara Power energy storage systems added to HECO qualified equipment list

Adara Power energy storage systems added to HECO qualified equipment list

July 28, 2016 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Adara Power, a privately-held Silicon Valley company working on some really cool energy storage technology, sent word that its Adara Energy Storage System has been added to the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) list of qualified equipment for customer self supply (CSS) installations. Residential solar customers in Hawaii are now able to installRead More

Hawaii nears grid-supply cap, self-supply not taking off, HESA warns of slowdown

Hawaii nears grid-supply cap, self-supply not taking off, HESA warns of slowdown

June 13, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

The Hawaii Solar Energy Association has issued its third consecutive monthly report that warns of a cloudy future for the state’s solar industry. The word cloudy is being used mostly for pun purposes, as the group posits very clear outcomes based on the current course. “The Grid Supply program hasRead More

Solar groups trying to raise grid-supply cap in Hawaii

Solar groups trying to raise grid-supply cap in Hawaii

May 27, 2016 at 8:57 am 1 comment

A notable group of solar industry installers and associations filed a request to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission to increase the capacity for its grid-supply option. This grid supply option is one of two tariffs (the other being self-supply) that replaced net metering in the state; it provides customers theRead More

Hawaiian Electric Co. looks to improve grid reliability, boost rooftop solar with Varentec deal

Hawaiian Electric Co. looks to improve grid reliability, boost rooftop solar with Varentec deal

April 6, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Here at the NABCEP 2016 Conference in San Diego, no matter what the panel is about, talk always seems to lead back to the effect on the grid and how utilities may or may not react. The first state mentioned every time in any of these discussions is usually Hawaii.Read More

NextEra Energy has big solar plans for U.S. Navy in Hawaii

NextEra Energy has big solar plans for U.S. Navy in Hawaii

December 3, 2015 at 2:30 pm 3 comments

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, plans to continue a project to build, own and operate approximately 17 MW of solar facilities on three separate military installations on Oahu. “The Department of Defense and the U.S. Navy have set aggressive goals for the use of renewable energy sourcesRead More

REC Solar connects Hawaii’s largest solar project (5 percent of Kauai’s energy)

REC Solar connects Hawaii’s largest solar project (5 percent of Kauai’s energy)

November 2, 2015 at 2:25 pm 2 comments

REC Solar announced the interconnection of a 12 MW AC solar array for Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC). The utility-scale system is the largest in the state of Hawaii and REC Solar’s largest project to date. Located in Anahola, Kaua‘i, the 60-acre PV system will generate 20 percent of the island’sRead More

Hawaii residents asked to choose ‘self-supply’ or ‘grid-supply’ in next move to smart grid

Hawaii residents asked to choose ‘self-supply’ or ‘grid-supply’ in next move to smart grid

October 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm 2 comments

Starting today, renewable-energy project developers seeking interconnection to the HECO companies’ utility grids will face two new PUC-driven tariff requirements, termed “self-supply” and “grid supply”, that will replace the NEM program and pave the way for so-called smart grid functionality. Out goes the NEM program, which led to Hawaii’s massiveRead More

Hawaii commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045

Hawaii commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2045

June 12, 2015 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

Hawaii enacted a law this week that requires all of the state’s electricity to be produced from renewable energy sources no later than 2045. The new policy, Act 97, makes Hawaii the first state in the nation to adopt a 100 percent renewable requirement, further solidifying Hawaii’s role as aRead More

 
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