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Hawaii Renewable Energy Technologies Income Tax Credit

by Marco Mangelsdorf / ProVision Solar, Inc. Hawaii DoTax just released their latest report on state tax credits claimed for the last year for which they have full records (2016). As it has been for the previous four years, for a total of five years, 2012-2016, the RETITC was the largest single tax credit claimed…

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ProVision Solar is now a Kuleana Green Business

On Wednesday, April 11th ProVision Solar was selected to participate in the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s Kuleana Green Business Program. INTEGRITY & STEWARDSHIP IN ACTION The Kuleana Green Business Program promotes ethical business practices and environmental stewardship among Chamber members and throughout Hawai`i. Program members understand their kuleana (right and responsibility) to generate profits as…

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Solar tax credits bring tangible long-term benefits to Hawaii

Half a billion dollars and counting. That’s about how much Hawaii tax filers claimed from 2012-2015 for the Renewable Energy Technologies Tax Credit (RETTC) with the vast majority of that sum being for solar energy systems, electric and thermal. In 2015, the most recent year the Department of Taxation has published data, 13,954 tax filers…

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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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Nisbet Oyster Co. and Craft3 announce completion of groundbreaking solar installation at Kea’au hatchery, first-of-its-kind in Hawaii

Hawaiian Shellfish, subsidiary owned by Willapa Bay, Washington-based Nisbet Oyster Co. will now produce 75 percent of its own energy ASTORIA, OREGON – Today, Nisbet Oyster Co., producer of Goose Point Oysters, announced the installation of solar panels at its Hawaii-based oyster hatchery, Hawaiian Shellfish LLC, – making it the first shellfish hatchery in Hawaii…

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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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Electricity bills on the rise across Hawaii

According to an article in Star Advertiser released March 23, electricity bills are rising across the Islands. While the cost increase is just a fraction of a cent per kilowatt-hour the impact on your electric bill amounts to an extra several dollars compared to the previous month’s bill. For the Big Island, an average household…

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The First Solar Powered Movie Theater in Hawaii

Hilo, Hawaii—December 2016 It’s about time! The Palace Theater, built in downtown Hilo, Hawai’i in 1925, is one of the more prominent public buildings constructed in the early 20th century. By setting the stage with a “reduce, then produce” theme, the historic theater has undergone extensive energy efficiency upgrades and is now going solar electric.…

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