Battery Storage Line Drawings

Posted on Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Does your company market battery based PV systems?  If so, HSEA is asking members to submit line drawings of systems to include in our technical advisory group on rule 14H.  The group is under a tight deadline, so please submit any applicable line drawings ASAP (by the end of this week to be involved in discussions from the beginning) directly to Leslie or the HSEA info email address.   

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Policy update: HECOs Transient Over-Voltage Mitigation Plan

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014

On Wednesday, February 26, HECO sent out an email to solar contractors detailing their new plan on dealing with Transient Over-Voltage (TOV) and what is required for new NEM system inverters.  They are also raising the circuit penetration threshold up to 120%, which will be updated on the HECO Locational Value Maps website within a few weeks. 

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How to recover member login details

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014

Members, if you're having trouble logging into the Members Section to view updates or print your HSEA membership certificate, click on the "Member Sign-In" at the very top right area of the main page, then the "Forgot Password?" link below the login fields, and a new password will be emailed to you. 

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Legislative update: HB 1943 HD 2, SB 2656 SD 1, and Interconnection Updates

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 A new legislative update has been posted to the Legislative Affairs section!  Members, please log in to view it.

Legislative update: Board of Electricians and Plumbers PV Guidelines

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014

The Board of Electricians and Plumbers has released updated scope language for PV panel installation.  Members, please view the full release in the Member's Section.   

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Legislative update: SB 2656 and C-60/C-13

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 A new legislative update has been posted to the Legislative Affairs section!  Members, please log in to view it.

HSEA General Membership Meeting 2014

Posted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Who:    Current & Prospective HSEA Members 

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Regulatory Update 12-2-2013

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2013

Regulatory Update 

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HECO to help Oahu solar customers caught in transition to new interconnection procedures

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2013
 

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HECO Net Energy Metering Changes

Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2013

While many of you have likely already heard, we wanted to make sure our members were aware of the latest processing changes HECO announced for Net Energy Metering Agreements submitted on circuits with high saturation levels.

Previously, the NEM team at HECO used a percentage of the circuit capacity to determine whether interconnection could proceed without an interconnection requirements study (IRS) or upgrades to the circuit.  To prevent surplus generation on any particular circuit, daytime minimum load (DML) will instead be considered--that is, the lowest load usage on record for a particular circuit.
 

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