Hawaii Energy Policy: Honolulu Votes for Clean Energy

A bright spot shone today in the Pacific, as Honolulu’s City Council unanimously passed a new building code that [...]

States Clean Energy Policies Remain Strong Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As consumers and businesses grapple with the impacts of COVID-19, which is already shifting daily load shapes and electricity demand, regulators across [...]

COVID-19 Crisis Poses Risks For Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Policy

Even the most optimistic solar developer said extended disruptions to projects will have unavoidable consequences. Hawaii utility regulators are [...]

Hawaii’s Push For Renewable Energy Could Stall Over Public Opposition

It’s a perennial issue for lawmakers promoting green energy in Hawaii: how to close a loophole in a law [...]

Strong Clean Energy Policy Helps States Move Forward With Distributed Energy Resources

Even in the most forward-thinking states, progress on folding DERs into the grid has been uneven at best. Distributed [...]

Hawaii’s Trailblazing Solar Market Continues to Struggle Without Net Metering

National market leader Sunrun has seen its PV permits tumble in Hawaii, echoing broader problems for the market. Is [...]

Hawaii’s On-Bill Financing Program Unlocks Energy Upgrades for the Masses

The Aloha State’s GEM$ program enables renters and low-income households to install solar and energy-saving equipment with no upfront [...]

Hawaii Commits To 100% Renewable Roads By 2045

Hawaii has announced a new commitment to sustainable living technology, declaring that the state will transform both private and [...]

The First Fossil-Fuel Free Paradise

Hawaii is the most fossil-fuel dependent state in the country. Now it’s on track to be the exact opposite. [...]

The New Normal for Rooftop Solar in Hawaii?

As the state’s solar market contracts painfully, business leaders are wondering how they’ll survive. For anyone in sales, there [...]