Posts Tagged ‘solar battery storage’

Marco on Hawaii Public Radio The Conversation: February 20th, 2018

Featured on The Conversation: Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 By Chris Vandercook, Catherine Cruz & Bill Dorman Big Island Solar Update Hawaii’s people use solar energy more, on a per capita basis than the people of any other state. Now that battery storage technology is advancing, it makes more sense than ever. Listen to audio:

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How solar owners’ post-hurricane demand for batteries could impact utilities

Extreme weather is driving customers to solar-plus-storage as backup power, but they can use it to cut back on electricity use, too. An article on discusses the impact of the growing demand, and lowering costs, for solar-plus-storage solutions. Read the article:  

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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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