Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Considers Microgrid Tariff

microgrid services tariff

After Aloha state Gov. David Ige reiterated his support for microgrids and signed legislation calling for a microgrid services tariff last week, Hawaii regulators were quick to open up a proceeding to establish the new utility rate. Docket No. 2018-0163, currently before the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, applies to Hawaiian Electric, … [Read more...]

Are Hawaii’s Microgrids Our Energy Future?

In sunny Hawaii, where electricity rates are high--35 to 50 cents per kWh-it makes a lot of sense to focus on solar-plus-storage microgrids, says Hervé Mazzocco, senior director of business development for Imergy Power, which is now supplying energy storage for an existing microgrid in Hawaii. A look at the microgrids in Hawaii provides a peek … [Read more...]