CGS

Now that the CGS program has closed, what comes next for solar in Hawaii?

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission filed Decision and Order 34924 on October 20, introducing two new solar programs for the Hawaii solar industry. Further details remain to be worked out and the utilities have 60 days to submit the proposed new tariffs and required forms to the PUC for their review and approval. There are…

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HELCO Energy Credit Program Set to Close in October

Right now, you can get 15 cents a kilowatt-hour credit for solar power you send back to the grid. HELCO will allow you to use your credits within each 30 day billing cycle. Unused credits are reset at the beginning of each billing cycle. This offer from HELCO will close in October. Let us help…

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Earn $$$ credits with the HELCO CGS program, open for a limited time!

Yesterday, HELCO formally announced that more space is available in the popular CGS (customer grid supply) program that gives you $$$ credit for power you send to the grid. Space is very limited so it is important to get your application in as soon as possible. The CGS program is open to Hawaii Island homeowners,…

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PUC rejects solar bid to lift cap on customer grid-supply option

By Duane Shimogawa – Reporter Pacific Business News Hawaii regulators have shot down a request by an alliance of solar energy industry trade groups to increase the cap on one of the options for installing rooftop solar that replaced net energy metering, according to public documents. Earlier this year, the solar groups, including Sunpower Corp.…

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PUC merges solar programs’ queues

By Kathryn Mykleseth The state Public Utilities Commission has opened up a possibility for solar customers to get credit on their electrical bills, but that depends on grandfathered customers of a more lucrative program forfeiting their place in line. The PUC said in an order issued Friday that new solar customers could enroll in the…

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CGS Subscription Status – Closed!

The limit for Big Island solar systems that send power to the grid has been reached. If you have a NEM or Net Energy Metering agreement you are allowed to store energy on the grid.  If you have not installed your NEM system and need help, call us and we will see what we can…

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CGS Subscription Status – Urgent!

Big Island customers who want solar still have options even as the capacity limit for rooftop solar systems that send excess power to the Hawaii Island grid is almost reached.

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