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04 Aug
Evaluation of Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Policy and Procurement
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Resource Type : Research or Whitepaper
Topic : Valuation, Analysis, BCA    
State : Hawaii    
Author : Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3)
Adoption Year : 2014
The State of Hawaii has ambitious goals for renewable energy development with a target of 40% of the State’s electricity coming from renewable generation by 2030. Under a National Association of Regulatory Commissioners (NARUC) funded grant, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3) was retained by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to develop a methodology and compare the economics of different renewable generation procurement options.
13 Apr
Utilities Want Solar Customers to Pay More
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Net Energy Metering    Valuation, Analysis, BCA    
State : Arizona    California    Hawaii    
Author : Cassandra Sweet
Adoption Year : 2013
Uses California, Hawaii, and Arizona as examples of states where VOS is being disputed. Gives arguments from both sides.
13 Apr
Utilities Want Solar Customers to Pay More
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Net Energy Metering    Valuation, Analysis, BCA    
State : Arizona    California    Hawaii    
Author : Cassandra Sweet
Adoption Year : 2013
Uses California, Hawaii, and Arizona as examples of states where VOS is being disputed. Gives arguments from both sides.
13 Apr
The day after: How solar can thrive in the post-net metering era
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Resource Type : News Article
Topic : Net Energy Metering    Valuation, Analysis, BCA    
State : Hawaii    
Author : Herman Trabish
Adoption Year : 2015
This article discusses the lawsuit filed against Hawaii's PUC after they got rid of retail rate remuneration for new solar customers, and replaced it with two new options. The article also notes that some, such as Rocky Mountain Institute Senior Associate Mark Dyson, believe that the contention over net-metering is not necessary as there are new ways for rooftop solar can grow even without retail rate remuneration.