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Hawaii Governor Signs Performance-Based Ratemaking Bill

Governor David Ige signed the Performance Based Ratemaking bill (also known as the Hawaii Ratepayer Protection Act) on April 24, which further aligns utility ratemaking processes with the state’s renewable energy goals. Hawaii will be the first state to have...

ADMINISTRATION MAKES DECISION ON IMPORT TARIFFS ON SOLAR PRODUCTS

Hawaii Pacific Solar president and CEO Bob Johnston speaking on the decision to levy import tariffs on solar products: “Based on our preliminary analysis, we think this is going to be manageable, especially in Hawaii where our utility rates are already high,” said Bob Johnston, president and chief executive officer of Hawaii Pacific Solar. “Payback time may increase modestly, possibly by a year or so.”

HOW DOES COMMUNITY SOLAR WORK?

The recent Decision and Order from the Hawaii PUC approving a framework for Community Solar programs in Hawaii affords a significant opportunity for lower- and middle-income families to benefit from cost savings derived from solar power, says Bob Johnston, chief...

Hawaii Pacific Solar Installs Solar at Kamaile Academy

Kamaile Academy, a public charter school located on Oahu's Waianae Coast, will save approximately $1.2 million over the next 20 years because of a solar system installed by Hawaii Pacific Solar . The 267.4 kw (DC) system, producing approximately 354,000 kWh of...

Hawaii Pacific Solar Rises to #20 in PBN’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies

With a growth rate of 153.37 percent, Hawaii Pacific Solar jumped from 31st place to 20th in Pacific Business News' annual ranking of the 50 fastest growing companies in Hawaii. "We see growth opportunities in PV system maintenance and energy storage (battery)...

Hawaii Pacific Solar Ranked #4 in PBN’s Photovoltaic Providers List

Hawaii Pacific Solar has been steadily rising in Pacific Business News' list of Photovoltaic Providers, and this year is ranked at #4. The providers are ranked by total kilowatts installed in 2016. Hawaii Pacific Solar, a provider of commercial grid-connected...

MICROGRID SOLUTIONS FOR A CHANGING ENERGY LANDSCAPE IN HAWAII

Microgrids support a flexible and efficient electric grid by enabling the integration of growing deployment of distributive energy resources like we are experiencing in Hawaii.

Hawaii Pacific Solars vice president of finance Tricia Rohlfing

Hawaii Pacific Solar's vice president of finance, Tricia Rohlfing, was recently recognized by Pacific Business News (PBN) as a "Women Who Means Business." PBN received a record number of nominations for this recognition program this year, making the competition stiff!...

Iao Valley Solar Panels Make Big Difference

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_pfGvkK2UDIY0IzMzBrcU5CQTgIao Valley, the Hawaii Nature Center's program facility on Maui, has solar power thanks to a $40,000 grant from the Jonathan Merage Foundation and discounted photovoltaic (PV) installation by Maui-based...

Hawaii Pacific Solar Finalist in PBN Leadership Awards

Hawaii Pacific Solar was recently recognized as a finalist in the 15th annual Pacific Business News Business Leadership Awards. Attended by hundreds of guests, the event was held at The Modern Honolulu. The event was sponsored by American Savings Bank, Oceanic Time...

Hawaii Governor Signs Performance-Based Ratemaking Bill

Governor David Ige signed the Performance Based Ratemaking bill (also known as the Hawaii Ratepayer Protection Act) on April 24, which further aligns utility ratemaking processes with the state’s renewable energy goals. Hawaii will be the first state to have...

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ADMINISTRATION MAKES DECISION ON IMPORT TARIFFS ON SOLAR PRODUCTS

Hawaii Pacific Solar president and CEO Bob Johnston speaking on the decision to levy import tariffs on solar products: “Based on our preliminary analysis, we think this is going to be manageable, especially in Hawaii where our utility rates are already high,” said Bob Johnston, president and chief executive officer of Hawaii Pacific Solar. “Payback time may increase modestly, possibly by a year or so.”

read more

HOW DOES COMMUNITY SOLAR WORK?

The recent Decision and Order from the Hawaii PUC approving a framework for Community Solar programs in Hawaii affords a significant opportunity for lower- and middle-income families to benefit from cost savings derived from solar power, says Bob Johnston, chief...

read more

Hawaii Pacific Solar Installs Solar at Kamaile Academy

Kamaile Academy, a public charter school located on Oahu's Waianae Coast, will save approximately $1.2 million over the next 20 years because of a solar system installed by Hawaii Pacific Solar . The 267.4 kw (DC) system, producing approximately 354,000 kWh of...

read more

Hawaii Pacific Solars vice president of finance Tricia Rohlfing

Hawaii Pacific Solar's vice president of finance, Tricia Rohlfing, was recently recognized by Pacific Business News (PBN) as a "Women Who Means Business." PBN received a record number of nominations for this recognition program this year, making the competition stiff!...

read more

Iao Valley Solar Panels Make Big Difference

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_pfGvkK2UDIY0IzMzBrcU5CQTgIao Valley, the Hawaii Nature Center's program facility on Maui, has solar power thanks to a $40,000 grant from the Jonathan Merage Foundation and discounted photovoltaic (PV) installation by Maui-based...

read more

Hawaii Pacific Solar Finalist in PBN Leadership Awards

Hawaii Pacific Solar was recently recognized as a finalist in the 15th annual Pacific Business News Business Leadership Awards. Attended by hundreds of guests, the event was held at The Modern Honolulu. The event was sponsored by American Savings Bank, Oceanic Time...

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No Shenanigans Golf Tournament

Hawaii Pacific Solar (HPS) supports the annual No Shenanigans Golf Tournament, which is held in memory of Nathan Bloom, son of HPS' Robert...

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HPS installed a PV system at Camp Maluhia

HPS installed a PV system at Camp Maluhia in Wailuku, Maui, which will save The Maui County of Boy Scouts of America approximately $425.000 over a 20-year period. The system was funded through a Power Purchase Agreement with Kairos Energy Capital of Honolulu. VIEW...

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