18 Oct '11, 3pm

Hawaiian Solar: Attractive but With Barriers via @greentechmedia

Hawaiian Solar: Attractive but With Barriers via @greentechmedia

According to the most recent U.S. Solar Market Insight report by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association, installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Hawaii grew to 7.2 megawatts in the second quarter of 2011. Installations in both the residential and non-residential segments increased from the first quarter of the year to 3.7 megawatts and 3.0 megawatts, respectively. It is often thought that Hawaii has the potential to emerge as one of the largest solar markets in the country. Retail electricity prices are high, with residential rates between $0.25 per kilowatt-hour and $0.35 per kilowatt-hour . Additionally, some state-level incentives are available, including a personal tax credit for PV and a feed-in tariff offered by the state’s investor owned utilities, Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO), Maui Electric Company (MECO), and Hawaiian Electric Light Com...

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