The Hawaiian Islands are famous for long vacations, joyful beaches, and gorgeous people in the world. Hawaii’s location and climate make it one of the best places to use solar energy to power your home. Unfortunately, many Hawaii residents have trouble getting through all of the red tapes that comes with permitting and installing residential… Continue reading PV Solar Permitting Requirements for Residential/Home in Hawaii (2022)
There are many items in your home that use a lot of electricity, but did you know that some use more than others? If you’re looking to cut back on your electricity bill, it’s best to know which appliances are the biggest energy hogs so you can unplug them when they’re not in use. If… Continue reading Which Appliances Use the Most Electricity?
If you own a solar system, you’re harnessing the power of the sun to generate electricity. But if you don’t have a battery backup, your lights could go out when the sun isn’t shining and your appliances will stop working. A battery backup system can fix this problem and also provide additional benefits like allowing… Continue reading Upgrading Solar Battery For Your Hawaii Home 2022
One of the easiest ways to save money on your utility bills is by making your home more energy-efficient. To help you out, we’ve gathered some of the most effective, easy-to-implement tips to make your home run more efficiently and cut down on your power usage. Take a look at the below article and see… Continue reading Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient in Oahu
Not everyone has the luxury of having the space in their backyard to build an entire room dedicated to their air conditioning unit. Some people have to find creative ways to hide this unsightly piece of equipment in their yards, and it’s actually not as hard as you might think. If you’re looking to hide… Continue reading Tips to Use before Attempting To Hide Your Air Conditioner Condenser
If you’re looking for a way to save on your energy costs, installing solar panels is a great option. Homes with solar panels typically sell for 1% more than homes without them, according to Zillow. However, if you don’t have enough roof space to install solar panels, you can consider solar carports. Solar carports are… Continue reading How do you use solar for charging electric vehicle
One of the earliest assessments Upgrading your main electrical service panel, commonly referred to as a Main Panel Upgrade (MPU), is a great way to improve the safety and efficiency of your home’s electrical system. By installing new circuit breakers, you can be sure that your electrical system can handle the increased demand of modern… Continue reading Electrical panel upgrades for PV installations in Hawaii
What happens when solar panels degrade? When solar PV panels degrade, their performance declines and they produce less electricity. The rate at which they degrade depends on a number of factors, including the type of material they are made of, the environment they are exposed to, and the amount of sunlight they receive. The most common… Continue reading How often do you have to replace PV solar panels in Hawaii?
What is net energy metering in Hawaii? Net energy metering (NEM) is an electricity policy in the United States that allows customers with solar photovoltaic systems (PV) to offset the cost of their electric bill by receiving compensation for the excess electricity they generate. NEM has been a key driver of the rapid growth of… Continue reading What is Hawaii’s Net Energy Metering (NEM) policy and is it still important in 2022?
Hawaii has been one of the most active states on the subject of solar energy over the past years due to the fact that Hawaii is one of the sunniest places in the US. What you may not know, is that Hawaii has some of the strongest state-level policies in place to promote clean energy.… Continue reading What you can do for Energy Advocacy if you’re in Hawaii?