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Hawaii’s solar tender will increase state’s capacity 50%

16 project winners totaling 460 MW in capacity have been chosen by Hawaiian Electric Company to fill its most ambitious renewable procurement yet. The move will bring jobs to one of the areas hardest-hit by virus-related unemployment.

Hawaii utilities seek more renewables, storage and now grid services too

Hawaiian Electric Companies has laid out plans to source the equivalent of 135 MW of solar and 1,378 MWh of energy storage – as well as load shifting and frequency response from distributed energy resources through aggregators.

Solar supplies more than 10% of electricity in five US states

Massachusetts has joined California, Hawaii, Nevada and Vermont in the club of 10% solar states. PV made up 2.4% of total generation in the United States during the first half of the year, with solar and wind together making up slightly less than 10%.

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Pilot project for flywheel storage underway in Hawaii

Utility, Hawaiian Electric has announced the start of operations of a pilot project featuring flywheel energy storage technology provided by Amber Kinetics. The project will test the technology’s capability of supporting the grid and allowing further integration of renewable generation.

Hawaii regulators approve HECO’s 100% renewable energy plan

After years of trying to get utilities fully on board, HECO has issued a five-year plan to double solar and renewables on the road to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2040.

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Energy storage already cost-competitive in commercial sector, finds study

Cheaper battery prices sees storage playing a broader role in energy markets, particularly for commercial customers seeking to reduce peak consumption, research from McKinsey shows.

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Eurus finishes 10.5 MW (AC) in western Japan

The Tokyo-based renewables developer installed the 13.8 MW (DC) solar array on a 23-hectare plot of land west of the city of Osaka in Awaji, Hyogo prefecture.

Eurus Energy finishes 27.6 MW in Hawaii

The Tokyo-based renewables developer completed the project last week in Waianae, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. It is the company’s second biggest utility-scale PV array in the U.S.

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