Last year, 27% of Hawaii’s electric power came from renewables

Last year, 30 percent of single-family homes installed or have been approved to install PV systems on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.

The installed capacity went up by 10 percent compared to 2016. With more than 100 MW of solar installed, this was the largest annual increase since 2013.

Avoided-oil equivalent of 2.2 million barrels in 2017 is saving the state more than $150 million in fuel cost, according to the year-end earnings report of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HEI)

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