25 Feb '16, 7am

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SolarCity now has a product suitable for Hawaii's Customer Self-Supply program. It's a home energy system made up of: A SolarCity PV panel installation (with SolarEdge optimizers?) Battery storage from Tesla A smart thermostat from Nest A smart electric heater from Steffes A gateway that controls the hardware to maximize solar generation and self-consumption Here's a quick review of the recent policy path: Late last year, Hawaii's Public Utilities Commission issued a ruling (PDF ) that ended net energy metering (NEM) as we know it on the Hawaiian islands. Hawaii's NEM program had proven to be too successful. Although it created a strong solar industry, the deep penetration of solar on the utility's distribution grid forced Hawaiian Electric (HECO) and the PUC to react. Hawaii's new distributed solar tariff offers the option of Customer Grid-Supply (CGS), which credits surp...

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pv-tech.org 16 Feb '16, 6pm

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nrel.gov 24 Feb '16, 5pm

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