Tesla Introduced A Business Model The World Has Not Seen Before

You can save tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars with continuous improvements to a Tesla, which is a stark contrast to other automaker that do something else continuously: ask you to pay again! One of the major reasons why Tesla is winning against its competition hands down is completely overlooked, underrated, and rarely mentioned.…

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Blackouts Have Triggered an Energy Storage Boom in California

As utilities turn off power to prevent wildfires, more homeowners are looking to install battery backup systems The threat of chronic blackouts is sparking a rush to install battery backup systems as California homeowners try to avoid disruptive power cuts related to wildfires. Blackouts are increasingly a part of life as Pacific Gas and Electric…

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ProVision Solar an honoree for PBN’s 2020 Fastest 50

ProVision Solar has been chosen by the Pacific Business News as one of Hawaii’s fastest growing companies.  “It’s a testament to the entire team of ProVision and our caring service to our ohana of clients that we’re in this category of locally-owned and –operated businesses,” said Sales and Marketing Manager Kim Keahiolalo. Learn more at…

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UtilityDive: Hawaii groups see role for DERs in economic recovery from COVID-19

Dive Brief: Distributed energy resource (DER) groups in Hawaii want the state’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to help expedite bottlenecks in interconnection processes as part of a broader strategy to bolster economic recovery from the turmoil caused by COVID-19. DERs will be a “critical contributor” to building Hawaii’s economic resilience and recovery from the pandemic…

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Sun shines for solar PV, despite tax credit step-down

Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that solar installations in Hawaii are strong and growing despite the Federal tax credit step-down enacted on January 1st 2020, reducing the ITC from 30% to 26%. With energy prices in the Hawaiian Islands continuing to climb, rooftop solar makes sense for homeowners and businesses. 74% of systems are opting for…

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The Conversation: Solar Energy

Marco featured on Hawaii Public Radio’s The Conversation. Call in show discussing solar energy in Hawaii. Guests include: Melissa Miyashiro, managing director of strategy and policy at Blue Planet Foundation and who serves on the state’s Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force. William Giese, executive director of the Hawaii Solar Energy Association. Giese’s work focuses on…

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Tesla: A home, an office and two Teslas powered by the sun 24/7

After recent fires and rolling utility outages, Sonoma, CA residents Richard and Amy Schuh decided to take control of their home power system and black-out proof their home. They gave each other Powerwalls as presents and are now reliably living off the sun. The sun powers their home, charges their two Tesla vehicles and fills…

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