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Rooftop Solar Curtailment To Ease With Refocused Hawaii Energy Contracts

January 7th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Hawaiian electric utilities have been forcefully de-linking residential rooftop solar generators at peak hours for several years, but the installation-discouraging practice may fade as refocused utility-scale solar+storage contracts come into effect. Beyond Hawaii, these new contract types, which shift curtailment risk away from the solar owner, also may help California avoid an increase in the curtailment of solar flowing onto its grid



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