What is the HSEA?


Founded in 1977, the Hawaii Solar Energy Association is a Non-Profit organization and is comprised of installers, distributors, manufacturers, auditors, and financiers of solar water heating and photovoltaic systems.

Member Benefits


  • Advocacy

    Gain access to  critical information.

  • Education

    Expand your business skills through industry experts.

  • Networking

    Socialize with prospects, partners, vendors and friends.

The HSEA works on behalf of the State of Hawaii to preserve research and investment with Solar Technologies. We thank you for your donations.
NOTE: Donations are not tax deductible.

Member Photo Gallery

Check out a few photos from HSEA members.

Alternate Energy Installers Working LateAmerican Electric Completed ProjectBonterra Solar's Kaupuni First Net Zero Village in the USABonterra Solar Commercial Project Simply StorageBonterra Solar TeamEnphase Team At The Enphase HeadquartersJohn Grandinetti Offering Service Work for Solar in AfricaHawaiian Electric's 120 Years of Service
Honeywell Earns Green Business AwardKumuKit Delivers another Solar Energy SystemKyocera's Beautiful Carport StructuresSunetric and Blue Planet Deliver Solar For Santa at Honolulu Hale 2011Smart Energy Hawaii's Fuji-film ProjectSolarCity Installers Completing a ProjectAmerican Module Maker Solarworld's HeadquartersSunetric Completes Another Residential Project

News & Events

    Solar Power International 2013! - Details »

    HSEA General Membership Meeting June 20th 2013 - Details »

    Efficiency Sales Professional Certification Program: Register Now! - Details »

    Solar Day At The Capitol! - Details »

    Up to 110,000 New Green Jobs Created in 2012 - Details »

    Six Reasons Why Do It Yourself Solar Is Not a Good Idea - Details »

    HSEA and SolarReviews Engage in Partnership - Details »

    State loans urged to help residents install solar gear - Details »

    Fox News Claims Solar Won't Work in America Because It's Not Sunny Like Germany - Details »

    Kalaeloa Solar Project Get's "OK" from Navy Command - Details »

SPI Solar Power International 2015

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

SPI is the only solar show in the US to offer networking, education, and a bustling expo floor all in one location. Head to Anaheim September 14-17 and walk the 200,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, network with 15,000 colleagues, explore 600 companies with new products, and learn from best-in-industry speakers during the 100 educational opportunities.  Registration is now openBe sure to use our special discount!  HSEA members have been emailed their discount code; check your email or Contact Us if you need it re-sent! 

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HSEA Meeting Presentation available for download

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2015 If you were unable to make it to the General Membership Meeting last night, the presentation used by Leslie, Eric, and Jim Alberts is available to download and view.  Log in and click on the Legislative Affairs section to view the download link.

HSEA General Membership Meeting - June 2015

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Aloha Members, 

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HSEA Member Events - June 2015

Posted on Friday, June 05, 2015

1. HSEA Technical Info Session 

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Vote today for the 2015 Intersolar Champion of Change

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2015

Who is your "Intersolar Champion of Change"? Vote online for the finalist who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to supporting the development of solar power. 

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May 2015 Large Legislative and Regulatory Update

Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2015

A hefty update has been posted for both the Legislative and Regulatory sections in the member area, including information on new inverter standards, clearing the queue, the updated TrOV approved inverter list, the fire code, conferences, the HSEA membership meeting and upcoming technical info session, as well as all bills that passed through the legislature and dockets awaiting PUC action. 

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March 2015 Large PUC and GEMS Update

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2015

A comprehensive update on the GEMS program rolling out has been added to the Legislative section. 

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2015 Crossover Legislative and Regulatory Update

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2015

An in depth update regarding all bills crossing over in the legislature right now has been added to the Legislative section of the member login.  The Regulatory section has also been updated with all of the actions currently before the PUC to decide, as well as interconnection issues. 

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Technical Requirements for NEM

Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2015 An exhaustive update on NEM technical requirements and dates has been posted to the Regulatory section.  Members, please log in to view it.

HSEA NEM Closure Update 2-25-2015

Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2015 A detailed update on the HECO NEM closure has been posted to the Regulatory section.  Members, please log in to view it.

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