Star-Advertiser: Big Island solar permits issued almost triple

PV system permits issued in Hawaii County nearly tripled in May despite the Kilauea Volcano eruption and large-scale evacuations from the lower Puna area. According to Marco, 149 permits for solar electric systems were issued for May 2018, versus 55 permits issued in May 2017. An article in Honolulu Star-Advertiser discusses the progress of PV on Hawaii island and the impact of Puna Geothermal going offline due to to the eruption. Read the full article: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/06/12/business/big-island-solar-permits-issued-almost-triple/