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Hawaii Gets An F on Integrating Solar Energy Into Electric Grids

·By civilbeat

Hawaii has scored an F for the sixth year in a row when it comes to integrating solar into the state’s electric grids. 

A website, called Freeing the Grid, ranks all of the states and placed Hawaii at the bottom of the barrel. 

Hawaii did better in the net metering category, earning a B.

Check out the website here.

HECO has said in the past that it’s difficult to integrate large amounts of intermittent technologies, such as wind and solar, into the islands’ electric grids because of the small size of the grids. 

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