Xcel Energy and Colorado PUC achieve big solar win

Solar is on the upside in the Centennial State as Xcel Energy and the public utilities commission (PUC) have approved a settlement involving more solar, fewer grid fees and a community solar scheme.

Hawaii’s HECO to offer time-of-use rates

Hawaii regulators have approved a tariff for Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) to establish interim time-of-use (TOU) rates in the utility’s biggest base rate increase in almost six years.