Maui Electric wants to help our customers who are interested in considering solar systems become more knowledgeable and make informed decisions.
Solar energy is a clean and renewable resource that can be used to heat water or produce electricity with the installation of a solar hot water heater or photovoltaic (PV) system. It can help save money on your monthly electric bill, contribute to a cleaner environment by reducing the amount of fuel used to make electricity, and can increase the value of your home. Solar water heating systems can last 15 years or longer and PV systems can last for 30 years or longer.
If you are considering solar energy:
Consider energy efficiency first. You can find important initial steps in the Getting Started section that will save you money by reducing your electrical consumption through energy efficiency and conservation or by installing a solar water heater first
Helpful tips in Financing Your System will provide information on tax credits, private financing options, and programs offered by Maui Electric.
Site Considerations for Solar has important information which includes how to size your system, explanations about the various technology options available, and ways to maximize the performance of your system.
Find helpful tips on selecting your contractor and a list of questions you might ask your contractor in the Selecting a Solar Contractor section.
Important information on Connecting to the Utility Grid is provided for the safety and reliability of our customers, as well as links to access forms and track your County building permit.