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Hawaiian Electric Companies Propose New Plan for PV Systems
January 21st, 2015 · 7 Comments · Maui Business, Maui News

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are proposing a new plan for PV systems that will reportedly increase the use of rooftop solar in a way that is safe, sustainable, and fair for all customers on the power grid.

Entering the Feed In Tariff program in December 2011, the AAAAA Rent-A-Space photovoltaic system in Lahaina has a capacity of 250 kilowatts contributing to Maui’s record solar installation pace.  Courtesy photo MECO.
PUC Eases Way For Renewable Energy Grid Integration
December 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The rules are expected to ease the way for more distributed renewable energy generation like rooftop solar panels.

Kahuku Wind image courtesy First Wind.
30 MW Kahulu Wind Commercial Operations Begin
March 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News

The project is able generate enough renewable energy to power up to 7,700 Oahu homes annually.

Maalaea wind turbines at Kaheawa Wind Farm. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Newly approved contract clears way for largest wind energy project in state on Maui
February 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Featured, Maui News

When the expansion is complete, Kaheawa will produce a combined capacity of 51 MW, enough energy to power 20,000 Maui homes.