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For Immediate Release: September 4, 2018 HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii has made several changes to the application process for a solar water heater variance, including a new electronic filing option and the addition of a $25 processing fee. State law requires all new single-family dwellings in Hawaii to be built with a solar ...
Read More ELECTRONIC FILING NOW AVAILABLE FOR SOLAR WATER HEATER VARIANCE APPLICATIONS

For Immediate Release: June 12, 2018 HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) will host a series of community meetings across the state starting tomorrow to gather community input for the second phase of a study being done on future models for utility ownership and regulation in Hawaii. The latest round of community meetings ...
Read More HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE SCHEDULES COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON UTILITY MODEL STUDY

For Immediate Release: May 3, 2018 HONOLULU — This year’s awards for the Hawaii Green Business Program include innovative solutions to going green. A hotel that grows its own herbs on a rooftop garden and a community college that cut its electricity bill by 25 percent by installing energy management equipment are among the award ...
Read More HAWAII BUSINESS AND EVENTS RECOGNIZED FOR GREEN PRACTICES

For Immediate Release: March 27, 2018 KAILUA-KONA – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has designated two more Hawaii highways as alternative fuel corridors, clearing the way for the installation of signage that will alert drivers to locations with electric vehicle chargers or hydrogen fuel stations. The nomination of two Hawaii Island corridors was coordinated by ...
Read More ADDITIONAL HAWAII ROADWAYS DESIGNATED AS ALTERNATIVE FUEL CORRIDORS

For Immediate Release: February 20, 2018 HONOLULU — Qualifying renewable fuels producers planning to claim Hawaii’s new renewable fuels production tax credit (RFPTC) for the 2017 tax year must submit a “RFPTC – Credit Certificate” form now available online. Forms and instructions can be downloaded at: http://energy.hawaii.gov/developer-investor Once completed, taxpayers can remit the forms and ...
Read More FORMS AVAILABLE FOR RENEWABLE FUELS PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT

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