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February 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies ask approval to seek new renewable generation for Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island

To continue progress toward achieving 100 percent clean energy for Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are asking the Public Utilities Commission for approval to seek 300 megawatts of generation powered by renewables.

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February

February 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies ask approval to seek new renewable generation for Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island

To continue progress toward achieving 100 percent clean energy for Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are asking the Public Utilities Commission for approval to seek 300 megawatts of generation powered by renewables.

February 08, 2018

The Hawaiian Electric Companies get the go-ahead on grid modernization plans

Regulators have approved for implementation the Hawaiian Electric Companies' multi-year grid modernization strategy, paving the way for upgrades that will create renewable-ready island grids and improve reliability.

February 08, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved 27 percent renewable energy in 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2017, up from 26 percent the year before. The increase was achieved primarily by the addition of new grid-scale and private rooftop solar systems.

February 07, 2018

The Hawaiian Electric Companies to launch two new rooftop solar programs

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will soon offer two new private rooftop solar programs designed to help maintain service reliability and stability as we integrate more renewable energy on our island grids.

February 07, 2018

Regulators approve new program to reward customers for sharing control of energy use

The Public Utilities Commission has approved a comprehensive new portfolio of programs that will reward customers of the Hawaiian Electric Companies who can use their own equipment to participate in the management of the electricity grid.

February 06, 2018

Solar array with battery storage planned as first large-scale renewable project on Molokai

Maui Electric Company has agreed to buy electricity from a grid-scale solar and battery energy storage facility to be built by Molokai New Energy Partners, a project that could lower the island’s electric bills.

January

January 22, 2018

State VEX Tournament Champions headed to VEX Worlds

Nineteen (19) robotics teams from across Hawaii achieved significant scores and demonstrated exceptional skill and performance at the Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championships held Jan. 13-14 at Kamehameha Schools.

January 18, 2018

2017 saw big surge in solar installations

More than 100 megawatts of solar were installed across the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territories in 2017, a 19 percent jump from the previous year, helping to move the state closer to a clean energy future.

January 16, 2018

Hawaiian Electric sponsors 2018 MATHCOUNTS® Oahu Chapter and State competitions

The HEI Charitable Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers Educational Foundation (HSPEEF) for the 35th annual MATHCOUNTS Oahu Chapter Competition on Feb. 10, 2018 and Hawaii State Competition on March 10, 2018 at Kamehameha Schools.

January 10, 2018

As federal tax rate falls, so could electric bills

Customers will likely see lower electric bills as a result of the federal corporate income tax cut.

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