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 »

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.

HSEA Reply to HECO Solar Moratorium

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

HSEA's official reply to HECO's recently announced moratorium on all solar interconnections is linked below. 

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NEM Capacity Remaining

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015

Login to view the announcement from HECO on remaining NEM capacity for all islands in the Regulatory section.   

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HSEA alert on grandfathering of NEM systems

Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015 Important details on the grandfathering of the NEM system have been added to the Regulatory section of the Members page.  HSEA members, please log in to view the full post.

HECO informational meeting and legislative updates

Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Aloha all,  

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Transitional Distributed Generation Q&A Session

Posted on Monday, February 09, 2015

Aloha, 

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Big Legislative Update 02-05-2015

Posted on Friday, February 06, 2015 Details of the many legislative and regulatory issues going on currently have been added.  Members, please log in to view them.

Legislative Hearing on NextEra Merger Jan 28

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Aloha all, 

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