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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SunPower achieves Cradle to Cradle Certification

ProVision Solar is proud to be a SunPower Elite Dealer. SunPower recently achieved Cradle to Cradle Certification for their E-Series and X-Series DC solar panels which furthers our commitment to providing safe, sustainable energy options to the Big Island. We do more to ensure our panels are built as sustainably as the energy they produce…

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How Can You Save Energy While Working from Home?

Just like that, millions of Americans are suddenly working—and teaching—from home. And for many of those newly home-bound families, there’s an unexpected expense awaiting in the wings—a higher energy bill, Working from home often means your air conditioner—which can account for up to half of an electric bill—is pumping out more air throughout the day.…

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A Conversation with Jennie Potter (Energy 808: The Cutting Edge)

What impacts does Covid have on the work of the PUC. What’s up with our PUC during these covid times? How are they adapting? What dockets should we be paying attention to? The host for this episode is Jay Fidell. The guests for this episode are Marco Mangelsdorf and Jennifer Potter.

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Hawaiian Charter School Offsets 30,000 kWh Annually With Solar

Located in Keaʻau, on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, is a Hawaiian language immersion charter school, called Ke Kula ‘o Nāwahīokalani’ōpu’u Iki LPCS, a Lab Public Charter School managed by University of Hawaiʻi (the collaborating university) – Nāwahī for short. The school is comprised of families, teachers asnd staff who have chosen to speak Hawaiian…

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CGS Plus Program extended by 5MW

Hawaiian Electric Co has expanded the CGS Plus program by 5 megawatts (MW), bringing additional capacity for the Big Island. Now is a good time to get your solar rolling to get the most out of the ITC tax credit. Homeowners and businesses can claim a federal tax credit of 26 percent of the installed…

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Aerial view over Kaunakakai

A cruise over Kaunakakai on the Friendly Isle showing ProVision systems on Molokai Drugs, Kamoi Snack-n-Go and Friendly Market Center.

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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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