HECO Proposal Would Allow More Rooftop Solar

Jan 21, 2015

Hawaiian Electric announces their new plan to the media at a press conference. Their proposal would increase rooftop solar in Oahu, Hawaii Island, and Maui County.
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HECO's Senior Vice President of Customer Service Jim Alberts explains the utilities new plan.
Credit Molly Solomon

Hawaiian Electric has announced a proposal that would greatly increase the amount of rooftop solar.  It's all part of a plan that would help the utilities on Oahu, The Big Island, and Maui County triple the amount of solar power by 2030. But critics warn this could come at a price. HPR's Molly Solomon reports.