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Hawaii continues to ride the "Solarcoaster" amid increase in solar electric, PV permits

Two of Hawaii’s four counties are doing well in the rooftop solar PV market, according to data compiled by Marco Mangelsdorf, president of Hawaii Island-based ProVision Solar.  Across Maui County, the number of solar electric permits issued in the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

Statewide solar electric permits in Hawaii decline in Q1

Oahu and the Big Island experienced year-over-year first quarter decreases in the number of solar photovoltaic installation permits while Kauai and Maui had slight increases, according to data compiled by Marco Mangelsdorf, president of Big Islan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Solar PV permits up 20% on Hawaii"s Big Island in April

The solar energy industry on Hawaii's Big Island has continued its upward trajectory last month with yet another double-digit year-over-year increase in the number of issued solar photovoltaic permits. The County of Hawaii issued 75 building permit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

Big Island solar PV permits see slight increase in June

The solar market on Hawaii's Big Island has, after consecutive months of double-digit increases, remained largely flat in June while the year-to-date boost stays at close to 50 percent. The County of Hawaii's planning department issued building permits .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Solar PV permits down 50% on Hawaii"s Big Island in November

Hawaii's Big Island has suffered its third consecutive month with a year-over-year decline in the number of solar photovoltaic permits. Last month, Hawaii County issued a total of 56 permits for solar electric systems, down 50 percent from 102 in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Solar PV permits down 45% on Hawaii"s Big Island in November

Hawaii's Big Island has suffered its third consecutive month with a year-over-year decline in the number of solar photovoltaic permits. Last month, Hawaii County issued a total of 56 permits for solar electric systems, down 45 percent from 102 in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Local businesses fund phase one of Hawaiian Electric Cos." community solar project

"With a lot of people who do not own a roof — renters, apartment dwellers, etc. — we are creating an opportunity to become part of the solar revolution and help Hawaii get to 100% renewables.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Three questions with Colin Yost of RevoluSun

After having 10 years under its belt in the solar industry RevoluSun continues to see growth as it helps Hawaii navigate the energy and storage landscape......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2019

Hawaii regulators OK 6 solar-plus-storage systems for Hawaiian Electric Cos.

The Hawaiian Electric Cos. won approval from state regulators this week for six grid-scale solar-plus-battery-storage projects by four developers on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island, in what the utility is calling “largest and lowest-cost portfolio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

Uber buys Jump Bikes as it looks beyond cars

Uber is acquiring New York-based electric bikeshare firm Jump Bikes as the ride-hailing giant continues to try to reshape transportation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 9th, 2018

Maui"s first large-scale solar project goes online

Maui took another step toward Hawaii's goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045 after the island's first large-scale solar project went online over the weekend. On Saturday, Kenyon Energy, in partnership with Maui Electric Co., flipped the switch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Maui solar PV permits fall 22% over first six months of 2018

Mangelsdorf attributes the lower permit numbers on Maui to several factors, including the requirement of a conditional approval letter from Maui Electric Co. and high number of existing rooftop solar on Lanai and Molokai, part of MECO's service territory......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Hawaiian Electric receives 12 applications for community solar projects

Concerns that Hawaii's new community solar program may not attract sufficient interest, especially during the initial program phase, seem to have been unfounded after Hawaiian Electric received 12 applications within the first 10 days of its launch.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2018

Hawaii regulators approve interim rate increase for Maui Electric

Hawaii regulators issued an interim decision approving Maui Electric Co.'s first base-rate increase in more than six years. The approved interim rate increase will raise the monthly residential bill for 500 kilowatt-hours by $5 on the Valley Isle, t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018

Tucson utility joins fight against initiative to increase solar, renewable use

Tucson's largest utility is joining the fight against a November ballot initiative that seeks to increase the use of solar and renewable power in Arizona. Tucson Electric Power is joining with Arizona Public Service Co. to fight against Proposition .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2018

Oahu solar PV permits down 20% in August, up 4% for the year

In terms of energy storage, the year-over-year increase equates to more than 40 percentage points......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

Solar PV numbers through September up on Big Island, down on Maui

While the number of solar PV permits increased on Hawaii's Big Island during the first nine months of 2018, the number declined on Maui over the same timeframe......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

PG&E soars in late trading, erasing Thursday"s plunge

PG&E Corp.’s wild ride continues. The company’s shares are soaring 35 percent in post-market trading in New York, amid a week that has seen the San Francisco-based utility’s stock decline by almost two-thirds......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2018

Apple"s Volatile Ride Continues Amid Reports Of Production Cuts For New iPhone Models

The recovery seen in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)'s shares in the past two sessions is facing the risk of reversal, as the stock was moving lower Monday.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 19th, 2018

Oahu solar PV permits down 16% in November

Hawaii's largest solar market experienced a double-digit decrease in the number of solar photovoltaic permits last month, compared to November 2017, bringing the total number of PV permit issued on Oahu below last year's record low, new county data shows......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Outlook Has Dramatically Improved

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Outlook Has Dramatically Improved Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock has not enjoyed a smooth ride in 2018. The electric vehicle giant’s stock retreated amid management turmoil, it missed production quotas, and its CEO, E.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 18th, 2018