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Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015

Residential, Commercial Markets Powering Hawaii’s Solar Growth

Sun-rich Hawaii is on pace to have its best year ever for new solar installations, according to the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight Report compiled by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Thursday, May 14, 2015

SEIA Supports Legislation to Increase Use of Renewables by Federal Government

Saying it will “benefit both the economy and environment,” the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced its strong support for legislation introduced by Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), allowing the General Services Administration (GSA) to enter into 30-year renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPA). The GSA is an independent agency which manages and supports the basic functioning of the federal government, including procurement. Under current law, only the U.S. military can enter into power purchase agreements for longer than 10 years.

Monday, Aug 05, 2013

Hawaii Solar Integration Study Shows Grid Reliability at High Penetration Rates

In its recent report on solar integration within the Hawaiian grid, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory finds that distributed and utility scale solar can be reliably accommodated by electrical grids on Maui and Oahu at penetration rates of 20%.

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013

2012 Top 10 Solar States

In 2012, the U.S. solar industry installed 3.3 GW of solar capacity, growing 76% over 2011's total. What happened in your state? Find out!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

HSEA and National SEIA Formalize Partnership to grow Hawaii Solar Market

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®) and the Hawaii Solar Energy Association (HSEA) today announced a formalized partnership to coordinate the resources of both organizations and promote the growth of Hawaii’s solar energy market.

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