Blue Planet Foundation: Renewable Energy Tax Credits Are Great for the Hawaii Economy

The Blue Planet Foundation, a Hawaii nonprofit committed to ending the use of fossil fuels locally and worldwide through education and policy programs, has just released a monumental study that demonstrates exactly how hugely beneficial the Renewable Energy Tax Credit is to our local economy. The study, an updated examination of the impact of tax…read more

Hawaii Solar Energy Association Elects New Board

The Hawaii Solar Energy Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1977, made up of installers, distributors, manufacturers, auditors, and financiers of solar water heating and photovoltaic systems, most of them locally owned and operated! The HSEA strives to be the voice of solar in Hawaii, and they work directly with the utility companies, the…read more

Announcing the Waialae Elementary Energy Art & Poetry Contest Winners

In February, students at Waialae Elementary School took part in an energy conservation art and poetry contest sponsored by Sunetric. Watch two of the winners on KHON2! In 2011, we installed a 138 kW photovoltaic energy project at Waialae Elementary School. And in January, we traveled to the school to meet with the students, show…read more

Solar and Small Business: The Benefits of Installing a PV System

Sunetric CEO Alex Tiller was interview for Hawaii Business Magazine’s Expert of the Month feature. He spoke about the benefits of photovoltaic for small business owners, specifically the tax incentives available. Read the full text of the article below or at the Hawaii Business website: Q: As a small business owner, what are the tax…read more

Not Enough Sun? Think Again!

One concern we hear often from those considering solar is whether there is enough solar in their area to make the investment worthwhile. The short answer: absolutely! For the long answer, let’s take a look at this map, put out by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory1–click to zoom in. Taking a closer look at this…read more