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Hawaiian Electric Pursues Massive Solar-Plus-Storage Contracts

8 Jan , 2019  

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Written by Emma Foehringer Merchant, greentechmedia.com, January 04, 2019 Hawaiian Electric Announces ‘Mind-Blowing’ Solar-Plus-Storage Contracts “It’s hard to overstate the scale of this announcement.” This week Hawaiian Electric Company sent seven new solar-plus-storage contracts to state regulators. Six come in at record-low prices for the state, under 10 cents per kilowatt-hour. The projects, which now […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Law & Policy, Programs & Policy, Regulatory Affairs

Hawaii Gets New Utility Regulations

27 Apr , 2018  

Hawaii Gov Signs Performance-Based Ratemaking Into Law The new law will link utility revenues to hitting various customer-focused performance metrics, including the interconnection of solar and energy storage. Written by Julia Pyper, greentechmedia.com, April 24, 2018 Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill into law Tuesday that reforms the century-old electric utility business model, to […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Maui College Aims to Go 100% Renewable

27 Mar , 2018  

This College Wants To Be The First 100% Renewable Campus In The U.S. After a long process of implementing energy-efficiency measures and installing solar arrays and battery storage, Maui College is ready to cut ties with fossil fuels forever. Written by Elli Anzilotti, fastcompany.com, March 19, 2018. In 2015, the state of Hawaii committed to […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Hawaii Continues Unprecedented Growth in Energy Efficiency

16 Feb , 2017  

Daniel Pidgeon, ERS, for Zondits As most of us may guess, Hawaii leads the nation in solar panels per capita. But there is still a substantial percentage of the market that cannot participate in solar programs. To increase participation, the legislature passed a law mandating utilities to create community renewables programs. However, the utilities had […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Hawaii’s Grid Is Now Power Surfing with Azura

14 Jul , 2015  

Daniel Stewart for Zondits, July 14, 2015. Image credit: Thomas Hawk Momentum has continued to build in the US marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy field. MHK devices are generally split into two categories: wave energy converters (WECs) that harness ocean swell energy to make power and tidal devices that do the same using ocean currents. In […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Hawaii & Vermont Raise the Bar with Renewable Portfolio Standard Targets

2 Jul , 2015  

Hawaii and Vermont’s high renewable portfolio standard targets Today’s Energy Solutions, July 2, 2015. Image credit: Andre_Rau Renewable portfolio standards are state- or local-level policies that mandate all or certain types of electricity producers to supply a minimum share of their electricity from designated renewable resources. Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have RPS policies, […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Where is the American Offshore Wind?

4 Jun , 2015  

Ryan Pollin for Zondits, June 4, 2015. Image credit: moerschy Onshore wind energy has firmly planted itself as the least expensive renewable energy technology available, and offshore wind offers significant prospects for energy generation. Offshore turbines can be much taller, where stronger and more consistent winds are available, and bigger across, too. A quick look at […]

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