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Performance-Based Ratemaking Becomes Law in Hawaii

Performance-Based Ratemaking Becomes Law in Hawaii The new law will link utility revenues to hitting various customer-focused performance metrics, including the interconnection of solar and energy storage. Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill into law Tuesday that reforms the century-old electric utility business model, to better align utility ratemaking processes with the integration of … Continue reading Performance-Based Ratemaking Becomes Law in Hawaii

#Honolulu energy storage permits jumps more than 1,700%

Honolulu energy storage permits jumps more than 1,700% Last year, the number of solar+storage permits granted by Honolulu city and county increased to 731, a startling increase from the 40 the city granted in 2016. It’s safe to say battery storage has come to Hawaii after Honolulu County experienced a record-shattering year in issuing permits … Continue reading #Honolulu energy storage permits jumps more than 1,700%

Amping up solar

Amping up solar LAWAI — A solar project about twice the size of the Tesla facility is set for Lawai and if all goes according to plan, the array will be delivering power to Kauai’s grid by year’s end. The project is located on A&B-leased land. AES Distributed Energy owned and maintained equipment will provide … Continue reading Amping up solar