EnerKnol’s Visual Primer – States Split Over Payouts for Residential Solar as Renewables Take Off

Since distributed-level solar generation just started to proliferate across the U.S. a decade ago, as many as 21 states are now reexamining or revamping policies for compensating the power source, upsetting the status quo and deepening a divide among states for and against the incentives.

Hawaiian Electric Launches Solicitation for 900 Megawatts of Renewables, Battery Storage

The Hawaiian Electric Companies issued requests for proposals for about 900 megawatts of new renewable generation capable of delivering nearly 2 million megawatt-hours each year, according to an Aug. 22 news release. The solicitation marks the island’s largest effort to procure renewable energy to replace coal and reduce the dependence on imported oil for power…