Shared Solar 101

Shared solar project on a business in Kahului, Maui. This 28-kilowatt project came online in 2021.
  • Community input — To understand how the project would affect people who live close by, and what the community’s needs and priorities are.
  • Price — To verify how much it will cost to build and operate, and how this will this affect customer rates.
  • Land use — To review how much land is available for energy projects, versus other needs like agriculture and housing.
  • Cultural resources — To identify if the proposed project would affect cultural and historical resources, and to develop mitigation plans, if needed.
  • For the latest shared solar news and more information, visit hawaiianelectric.com/sharedsolar.
  • You check your eligibility and find shared solar projects that best meet your needs at communityenergyhawaii.com. Potential subscribers cannot sign up until projects are approved and available.
  • Check out our guide for developing smaller shared solar projects here.

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Hawaiian Electric

Established in 1891, Hawaiian Electric is committed to empowering its customers and communities by providing affordable, reliable, clean and sustainable energy.