Hawaii Solar Electric

Emily Ebert Has been promoted to the position of General Manager at ProVision Solar

ProVision Solar has promoted Emily Ebert to General Manager. Emily has 13 years’ experience in the construction industry and she joined ProVision Solar in 2010. Emily’s leadership will be vital in ensuring the continued success of ProVision Solar in this competitive energy market. Emily Ebert has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Mt. Vernon Nazarene…

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Hawaiian Electric rate hike proposal seeks 7% increase

By Duane Shimogawa Reporter Pacific Business News Hawaiian Electric Co. is proposing to raise rates by nearly 7 percent, which would be the first increase in base rates on Oahu in nearly six years, the utility said Friday. Pacific Business News broke the story about the proposal from Hawaiian Electric Co., a subsidiary of Hawaiian…

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Interest in Next Wave of Solar Power Rising

HONOLULU, Nov. 3, 2016 – Applications for the next generation of private rooftop solar energy systems have surged in recent weeks, showing growing customer interest in the program and this new technology. As of Nov. 1, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric, and Hawaiʻi Electric Light Company received 234 Customer Self-Supply applications, up from approximately 50 applications…

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KIUC 13 MW Battery Currently Being Manufactured by Tesla Energy

Tesla Energy announced yesterday that the utility scale battery for KIUC is being built for deployment later this year.  Tesla Powerpack will be the second largest lithium ion battery storage installation in the world once completed. Click Here to read the press release from Tesla. For residential battery options, checkout Powerwall. ProVision Solar is a certified Tesla…

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PUC approves Customer Self Supply

A new kind of rooftop solar system that enables households to generate their own electricity and to potentially store energy for use after the sun goes down has now been approved by the Hawaiian Electric Companies and can now be installed on Big Island homes. The systems are being developed specifically for the Hawaii market…

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Marco at Tutu’s House May 16th

Hawaii Island Energy Dynamics in 2016 In October the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission ordered that the very successful 14-year-old Net Energy Metering program (which allowed home and business owners who installed photovoltaic systems to be credited at the full retail rate for electricity produced) be brought to an immediate close across the HECO, MECO and…

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ProVision Solar Opens 2016 Customer Appreciation Referral Program

Hilo, HI ProVision Solar, Inc. After learning that this year over 60% of our new customers came from our existing customers, we wondered “How can we thank our customers for being so loyal?” So for 2016, we are going to give $600 away for each referral we get that ends in an installation. We will…

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When People Power Meets Electricity On The Big Island

Originally posted to Honolulu Civil Beat on January 4, 2016 by Eric Pape: http://www.civilbeat.com/2016/01/when-people-power-meets-electricity-on-the-big-island/  NextEra Energy’s proposed takeover of Hawaii’s century-old utility has sparked a renewed effort to establish an electric utility co-op on Hawaii Island. At Hamakua Springs Country Farms on the Big Island earlier this year, rows of aging arched white awnings covered surprisingly barren soil…

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