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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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