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A 2019 Update to Affordable Solar in Hawaii

Green Energy Market Securitization On-Bill Repayment Program (GEMS) Overview Administered by the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority (HGIA) in partnership with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC), the Green Energy Market Securitization On-Bill Repayment Program (GEMS) is an excellent example of how innovation can overcome issues facing low income solar programs. Though not specifically targeted to […]

Last modified: August 9, 2019

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SolarCity flips the switch on the future

Way back in May, 2015, we wrote about the possibility of going off-grid with a combination of solar panels and Tesla Powerwall home batteries. At the time, we told you, the economics of that arrangement didn’t work unless you lived in Hawaii. Well… SolarCity just announced its Smart Energy Home program for Hawaiian homeowners, which […]

Last modified: February 29, 2016

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Hawaii Sets Goal of 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

Paradise is about to get a whole lot more… paradise-y. Hawaii Governor David V. Ige just signed some exciting new pieces of legislation that will ensure Hawaii gets a top spot in next year’s SPR Solar Power Rankings report. The most important of these laws, HB623 sets Hawaii up to generate 100% of its electricity […]

Last modified: March 4, 2019

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Hawaii Solar Rebates and Tax Incentives – Updated!

Photo:Flickr/ Vatsek Aloha, solar powered Hawaii people! We’ve just updated our Hawaii solar incentives and rebates page. It’s wonderful to live in paradise, especially if you have robust solar rebates and incentives to take advantage of all of that sun. Hawaii is in a unique situation in that it’s really on the ground floor of […]

Last modified: May 16, 2019

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