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Maui first to max out solar system capacity

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    Maui County residents will now have to buy batteries to hold any excess power generated by newly installed solar systems. Pictured above, large windmills and solar panels are seen in Atlantic City, N.J.

Solar applicants on Maui are pushing the limit, while Oahu and Big Island are well past the halfway point for the capacity for residential solar systems that can export excess power to the grid and receive credit. Read more

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