Following a report on Friday that Hawaiian Electric has contracted PPAs with 75MW of solar projects including battery storage with developer Clearway, the utility has put before regulators proposals for five other grid-scale projects.
San Francisco-headquartered firm Clearway Energy Group has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with utility Hawaiian Electric Company for two solar-plus-storage projects on Oahu, Hawaii, with a combined PV capacity of 75MW.
Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) utilities Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light have asked the Hawaiian Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to issue new requests for proposals (RfP) of renewable energy, in line with the islands’ new Power Supply Improvement Plan.
To help reach its ambitious 100% by 2045 renewables target, the Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) has issued a request for information (RFI) about land that could be available for future clean energy projects.
Hawaiian Electric Company’s Customer Self-Supply (CSS) scheme for rooftop solar is showing an increase in demand. By mid-November, 322 applications had been filed for the programme that allows homeowners with rooftop solar panels to export power from the grid.
Island utility Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) has reported a significant uptick in its Customer Self Supply (CSS) solar programme that was one of two new measures introduced to replace retail net metering.