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December 02, 2019

Maui Electric issuing largest call for renewable energy projects for Molokai, Lanai

Maui Electric Company is starting the largest procurement for renewable energy resources on Molokai and Lanai in efforts to reduce the reliance on imported oil for power generation and move the state closer to its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.

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December

December 09, 2019

Hawaiian Electric named ‘Utility of the Year’ by Utility Dive

Hawaiian Electric Company has been named “Utility of the Year” by Utility Dive, a leading energy industry publication.

December 02, 2019

Maui Electric issuing largest call for renewable energy projects for Molokai, Lanai

Maui Electric Company is starting the largest procurement for renewable energy resources on Molokai and Lanai in efforts to reduce the reliance on imported oil for power generation and move the state closer to its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.

November

November 18, 2019

Hawaii utilities ask customers to stay vigilant against aggressive scammers during Utility Scam Awareness Week

The holidays are right around the corner, and Hawaii utilities are bracing for a spike in scam calls and phishing from thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.

November 08, 2019

Hawaiian Electric creates new Customer Energy department

To more effectively serve customers with rooftop solar and other devices that can interact with the electric grid, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are creating a single Customer Energy Resources (CER) department with personnel based on Hawaii, Maui and Oahu.

November 07, 2019

More than 75 renewable projects competing for role in islands’ clean energy transition

More than 75 proposals have been received in response to the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ call for more renewable energy resources to accelerate the state’s transition off fossil fuels used for the generation of electricity.

November 07, 2019

Nov. 21-22: Maui Electric aerial line inspections with drones in West Maui area

Maui Electric Company will be using unmanned aircraft, or drones, for routine aerial power line inspections on Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the West Maui area and weather permitting.

November 06, 2019

Hui Up for Resiliency aims to help residents with storm prep

In efforts to help homeowners prepare for severe storms, a free community workshop, Hui Up for Resiliency, will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the University of Hawaii Maui College (UHMC) campus, Laulima 225.

November 05, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies to conduct drone surveys as part of overall wildfire mitigation planning

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will conduct drone surveys across their five-island territory to identify areas vulnerable to wildfire and determine the best course of action to protect the public, as well as electrical infrastructure.

October

October 25, 2019

2019 Arbor Day Garden Expo and Tree Giveaway on Nov. 2

Pick up a free native tree, enjoy keiki activities, hear from guest speakers and participate in Hawaiian cultural practices at the 2019 Arbor Day Garden Expo and Tree Giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.

October 09, 2019

Hawaii accelerates past 10,000 electric vehicles

The number of registered electric vehicles (EVs) in Hawaii surpassed 10,000 last month, with more residents throughout the Islands choosing the cleaner, less fossil fuel-dependent, and increasingly more economical form of transportation.

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