How does Air Conditioning affect my home electric bill? In the heat of summer, it’s tempting to crank up the AC and sleep cool in your own home. It’s not easy to forget, though, that the cost of running an air conditioner adds up quickly, especially in terms of home electric bills. Air conditioning systems… Continue reading How does Air Conditioning affect my home electric bill?
Why is Electricity Cost in Hawaii so expensive? The island of Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches and warm climate. But it’s not cheap to live here due to high electricity rates and the cost of living. Relaxing in Hawaii is one of your best options for enjoying a tropical vacation, but if you… Continue reading Why is Electricity Cost in Hawaii so expensive?
How Does Solar Power Work at Night? Solar energy has been used around the globe for commercial, industrial, and residential purposes. However, solar electricity generation is not without its challenges. One limitation is that solar electricity generation must be done during daytime hours only. For use at night, we have to use stored electricity generated… Continue reading How Does Solar Power Work at Night?
Can Solar Power My Whole House? In the right parts of the country, it’s possible to get all of your electricity from solar power by getting enough solar panels to generate enough electricity. If you’re thinking about solar power for your home, you may be wondering if it can power your whole house. The short… Continue reading Can Solar Power My Whole House?
Why Now Might Be The Ideal Time to Buy Solar in Hawaii? More and more people in Hawaii are going solar as energy costs rise. The fall in the price of solar panels and increased government incentives for renewable energy means that now might be the perfect time to buy solar to help power your… Continue reading Why Now Might Be The Ideal Time to Buy Solar in Hawaii?
How do home Solar battery backups work? What do you do if the grid goes down? You know, that’s not just an interesting fact from our past, it’s something that could happen to you one day and you need to be prepared for it. While there are many ways to prepare for power outages, one… Continue reading How do home Solar battery backups work?
Hawaii is ahead of Schedule for Renewable Hawaii’s commitment to getting off fossil fuels is not hidden, and this change is definitely beneficial for Hawaiians too. Over the past few years, Hawaii has set itself apart from other states because of its renewable energy production and strong environmental commitment. Now, Hawaii is on the front… Continue reading Hawaii is ahead of Schedule for Renewable
Court Case in Hawaii against Fossil Fuel Companies Passes Major Milestone A court case brought forth by the state of Hawaii against several fossil fuel companies has made a significant step forward. A major turning point for the case occurred when a judge ruled that it could proceed further and this may pave the way… Continue reading Court Case in Hawaii against Fossil Fuel Companies Passes Major Milestone
HECO forecasts 10% to 20% increase in electricity costs in Hawaii The biggest local utility, Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) recently revealed an announcement that they’re going to increase energy rates by 10-20%. With such drastic price changes happening, people living on the islands may wonder how they can keep their energy costs under control. Experts… Continue reading HECO forecasts 10% to 20% increase in electricity costs in Hawaii
How to Maintain Solar Panels vs. Nature (Birds, Bugs, and Dust)? The Solar system is a reliable investment, however, installing solar panels isn’t exactly maintenance-free once they’re up in the air. That’s why it’s important to keep an eye on them after installation and to follow some simple maintenance guidelines to make sure you get… Continue reading How to Maintain Solar Panels vs. Nature (Birds, Bugs, and Dust)?