Going Green from the Green

Hall of Fame Golfer Tom Watson Installs Mitsubishi Electric Solar Panels on his Hawaiian Home Hualalai, HI – January 17, 2017 – Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Ambassador Tom Watson has saved more than $15,000 in electricity costs since installing solar on his Hawaiian home in February 2016 and is on track to meet an expected…read more

Clean Energy Updates

“We know how important an option rooftop PV is for our customers, and we’re continuing to perform the necessary technical reviews and process rooftop solar applications as quickly as possible,” Darren Pai, HECO spokesman, said in an email Monday. “We’re also working on technical solutions and upgrades so more customers can get the benefits of…read more

Hawaii Votes to Go 100% Renewable

Hawaii is moving to become the first U.S. state to employ 100% renewable electricity. House Bill 623, approved by the state legislature yesterday, puts in place a requirement for all the islands’ electricity to come from renewable sources by the end of 2045. The bill is expected to be signed by Governor Ige. Read the…read more

Refer a Friend in May and Receive $500!

In honor of Lei Day — one of our favorite holidays — we’ve brought back our popular refer-a-friend program for the month of May. This month only, if you refer a friend to Sunetric who purchases or leases a PV system in 2015, you’ll receive $500! This offer is open to EVERYONE, not just current…read more

Solar Jobs Are on the Rise

The latest numbers are out about solar jobs, and they just another indicator that the solar industry is heating up. In 2013, employment in the U.S. solar industry grew by 20% compared to 2012—that’s 10 times faster than the national average employment rate—according to The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar research and education…read more

10 Years of Solar, by the Numbers

As we continue to celebrate Sunetric’s tenth anniversary, we took some time to reflect over the progress we’ve made over the last decade. Check out some of our accomplishments below — we couldn’t have done any of it without the people and businesses of Hawaii, who are overwhelmingly supportive of clean, solar energy.…read more

The Voice Behind the Anti-Solar Agenda

Depending on where you live, you may or may not be aware of the work solar energy supporters have had to do lately to preserve their access to affordable solar energy in their states. In many states, the issue is net metering, which gives solar customers a credit for energy they send to the grid.…read more

Sunetric Turns 10!

Sunetric has just reached a huge milestone—we just reached our 10th anniversary. That’s right, we’ve been bringing solar power to homes and businesses in Hawaii and on the mainland for a decade now, and we’re very grateful to our customers for keeping our renewable energy business strong and growing. Sunetric was founded in Hawaii in…read more

Solar Wins at Super Bowl XLVIII

The turf isn’t the only thing that will be green as the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos face off in this year’s Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Green energy will be a star player in the game’s environmental program; New Jersey utility Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) will be purchasing…read more

Celebrate National ‘Shout Out for Solar’ Day With Us!

Here at Sunetric, we shout for solar every day, but this week, we’re shouting a lot louder—and we’re hoping you’ll join us. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is celebrating its 40th anniversary by organizing National “Shout Out for Solar” Day on January 24. It’s your chance to show your support for solar — along…read more

Obama’s New Goals for Renewable Energy

President Barack Obama has been showing strong leadership around renewable energy recently. In December, he ordered the U.S. government to almost triple its renewables use in the next six years, and, last week, he instituted a comprehensive review of the nation’s energy infrastructure to happen every four years. The directive Obama made last month requires…read more

SRECs: A Solar Investment That Really Pays You Back

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to earn some money without lifting a finger? That dream can become a reality for property owners who invest in solar technology. In some states, when you install a solar photovoltaic system and start generating power, you can earn money back from the local utility company in the form of Solar…read more

Community Solar and Public Housing: A Perfect Fit

At Sunetric, we’re proud of all of our solar projects, but there are a few that make us smile just a little wider. We recently finished installing a state-of-the-art solar array on carports in a newly renovated affordable housing complex in San Jose, Calif. It’s an example of a fairly new concept in solar power:…read more