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HECO’s resistance to rooftop solar reflects its anachronistic business model

By Robert Harris

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 19, 2014

~~<p>The Hawaiian Electric utilities have never been shy about supporting expensive projects, which is one of the reasons why Hawaii residents suffer from the highest electrical bills in the country.</p>
<p>From 2009 to 2012, the average resident's bill went up 50 percent in price. That's thousands of dollars more each year per person than, say, someone in Texas pays.</p>
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The Hawaiian Electric utilities have never been shy about supporting expensive projects, which is one of the reasons why Hawaii residents suffer from the highest electrical bills in the country.

From 2009 to 2012, the average resident's bill went up 50 percent in price. That's thousands of dollars more each year per person than, say, someone in Texas pays. Login for more...



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