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The Latest On: Solar

October 23, 2017 | Legal Document

Docket No. 2014-0192: Decision and Order No. 34924

In this 194-page order, the Public Utility Commission established two new programs for rooftop solar in Hawaiʻi, including a “smart export” program that allows customers an opportunity to store solar energy during peak sun hours and provide energy to the grid at later times, when demand on the grid is higher. This “smart export” option is a first step toward a future in which customer-owned DER can more dynamically interact with the grid and further contribute to building a cleaner, less costly, and more resilient electric system.

October 3, 2017 | Explainer

A Guide To Clean Energy Policies And Players

Although the benefits of renewables are simple to understand, navigating the terminology of energy policy is a more difficult task. Here’s a quick guide to understanding the key players, practices, and policies that influence clean energy growth in the United States.

September 5, 2017 | In the News: Scientific American

How States Will Hit 100 Percent Clean Energy

Isaac Moriwake, Attorney, Earthjustice: "The magic of the Renewable Portfolio Standards is you set the goal. You send a clear signal to the market that we're headed for that destination, then the market and the technology does the rest."

August 9, 2017 | Artículo

South Miami requiere paneles solares en nuevos residenciales gracias a una visionaria

Cuando hablamos del impacto profundo del aumento del nivel del mar, Miami, Florida, es la zona cero en el país. Las mareas altas inundan sus calles, la playa de Miami Beach ha tenido que modificar sus sistemas de alcantarillado y drenaje, y un pulpo ocupó los titulares hace poco cuando apareció en un garaje inundado.