Hawaii

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U.S. Department of Energy Projects and Activities

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Energy Statistics

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Renewable Energy Resource Maps

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Featured News

March 7, 2014

Hawaii Utility Standards Allow Greater Solar Power Output in Some Neighborhoods

In late February, the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) announced new technical standards for interconnecting residential photovoltaic (PV) systems onto its grid. The new standards specify the speed that the PV systems disconnect from the grid during a temporary voltage spike. The effect of these standards will be to will allow some neighborhoods in the HECO service territory to provide greater amounts of power generated by PV systems back to the utility grid than is consumed locally on sunny days. More

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