22 Dec '17, 8pm

University And Hawaiian Electric Partner To Develop Green Tariff - Solar Industry

University And Hawaiian Electric Partner To Develop Green Tariff - Solar Industry

The University of Hawaii (UH) and utility company Hawaiian Electric have committed to collaborate on development of a renewable energy initiative to help the university achieve its net-zero energy goal and bring online more cost-effective, renewable energy resources to benefit the entire state. The partners say the initiative aims to develop a “green tariff,” subject to approval by the Public Utilities Commission, for projects that would increase renewable energy generation, improve grid capacity for renewables and lower energy costs for the university. If projects identified through competitive bidding are able to provide renewable electricity at lower rates, the new green tariff would be made available to other similar institutions in the future. “Moving to reliable and cost-effective renewable electricity is a core priority for the University of Hawaiiʻi,” says UH Presi...

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