Post Tagged with: "Hawaii"

United States energy storage sector hits deployment record in second quarter (residential up 28%)

United States energy storage sector hits deployment record in second quarter (residential up 28%)

September 8, 2020 at 11:26 am 0 comments

According to Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association’s latest ‘US Energy Storage Monitor’ report, 168 megawatts were deployed in second quarter of 2020. This is an increase of 72% quarter over quarter, 117% year-over-year and is the second-highest quarterly total ever seen, falling just behind the fourth quarterRead More

Hunt Military Communities is adding a ton more solar to its Hawaii facilities

Hunt Military Communities is adding a ton more solar to its Hawaii facilities

August 27, 2020 at 8:21 am 0 comments

Hunt Military Communities, the largest U.S. military housing owner, has announced its plans to integrate additional solar rooftop photovoltaic systems across its facilities in Hawaii. HMC communities in Hawaii include more than 7,000 homes across 38 communities at Ohana Military Communities in Wheeler Army Airfield, Barking Sands, Marine Corps BaseRead More

Schneider Electric Solar’s hybrid Conext XW Pro inverter qualifies for HECO grid support

Schneider Electric Solar’s hybrid Conext XW Pro inverter qualifies for HECO grid support

February 21, 2020 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Schneider Electric Solar, the solar business division of Schneider Electric, hit a milestone this week as its latest hybrid inverter, Conext XW Pro, was included on the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) Qualified Equipment List for Grid Support Utility Interactive Inverters and Controllers. Since the launch of Conext XW Pro inverter/chargerRead More

Hawaii reforms utility incentive structure to focus on ratepayer benefits

Hawaii reforms utility incentive structure to focus on ratepayer benefits

April 25, 2018 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Hawaii is reforming the old timey model for how investor-owned electric utilities get paid. Thanks to Governor David Ige signing SB 2939, future utility revenues — in the form of performance incentives or penalties — will be linked to performance metrics. This includes incentives for Hawaiian utilities to connect moreRead More

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar expands with Hawaii solar, battery installer acquisition

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar expands with Hawaii solar, battery installer acquisition

March 12, 2018 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, the nation’s largest privately held solar and roofing company, acquired Hawaii-based Haleakala Solar. Founded in 1977, Haleakala Solar is Hawaii’s largest solar and battery installer. Haleakala Solar has been installing photovoltaic (PV) solar and water heating systems as well as battery storage solutions for more thanRead More

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

The JLM technology on display at Intersolar.

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