Will HECO’s Plan For Its Own Solar Plant Help or Hurt Hawaii Consumers?

·By Sophie Cocke

Courtesy of ProVision Solar

Courtesy of ProVision Solar

The utility hopes to operate its own solar facility, but that’s raising questions about the effect on the market and ratepayers.

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What do you think of HECO's plan to build and own it's own solar facility?

  1. Rosegg clarified after this story was published that the solar projects factor in federal tax credits, but not state tax credits. He previously said that it included both. If state tax credits are available when the projects come online, he said that it will reduce prices further.