Find out how much you can save by going solar in Hawaii.

With fantastic solar insolation and high electricity prices due to a dependence on imported energy, Hawaii is an ideal solar market. However, interconnection continues to be an issue as Hawaiian utilities have imposed restrictions to avoid solar generators’ loads on their systems.
Solar Installed: 748.4 MW (107.5 MW in 2016)
National Ranking: 12th (19th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 188,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 7.01%
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 3,194 (21st in 2016)
Solar Companies in State: 126 companies total; 3 Manufacturers, 91 Installers/Developers, 31 Others
Total Solar Investment in State: $2,557.94 million ($258.28 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 812 MW over next 5 years (ranks 24th)
Waiawa Solar Project (Phase I) was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 50 MW of electricity — enough to power over 12,587 Hawaii homes.
Several large retailers in Hawaii have gone solar including Albertsons, General Growth Properties and Green Growth Properties. Green Growth Properties has installed one of the largest such installations with 1 MW of solar capacity at their location in Honolulu.
At 12 MW, KRS I Anahola Solar in Anahola is among the largest solar installations in Hawaii. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 3,021 homes. There are so many reasons that solar is becoming an energy option of choice for financially and environmentally savvy consumers and commercial enterprises. Other benefits to consider:

  • Reduced electric costs
  • Higher resale value for properties
  • Investment with guaranteed rate of return that increases as the cost of living goes up
  • Guilt free use of electricity for greater comfort, efficiency and convenience
  • Contributing to a cleaner, healthier planet.


In 2015, Hawaii generated more solar electricity per capita from distributed facilities than any other state, and solar energy from both utility-scale and distributed resources generated 35% of Hawaii’s renewable electricity.
With its mild tropical climate, Hawaii had the fourth-lowest per capita energy use in the nation in 2014. The transportation sector accounted for half of Hawaii’s energy demand in 2014, led by commercial and military aviation fuel use.
In 2014, Hawaii imported 90% of the energy it consumed, mostly as petroleum, and, in 2015, the state had the highest electricity prices in the nation.
Hawaii is one of seven states with utility-scale geothermal capacity. In 2015, 17% of Hawaii’s utility-scale renewable net electricity generation came from geothermal energy.
Hawaii is the first state to set a legal deadline for producing 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources. The state plans to achieve that target by 2045.

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