How the popularity of solar energy in Hawaii may be overpowering the grid

In some parts of Hawaii, where many homeowners have installed rooftop panels to capitalize on federal and state tax credits for using solar energy, the local utility company has slowed down approvals of new solar systems, saying that abundant users may threaten the safety and reliability of the power grid. As the popularity of rooftop solar spreads, many Americans could soon enter the same gridlock. NewsHour special correspondent Mike Taibbi reports. JOIN THE NEWSLETTER Look forward to better solar industry news insights, commentary, research and blogs, straight to your email inbox By signing up you agree to our Terms of […]
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