With the planned closure of the coal-burning AES Hawaii power plant on Oahu and retirement of Maui's oldest oil-fired plant within the next five years, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are beginning the second phase of an ambitious renewable resource procurement to continue the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to clean energy.
With Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio approaching Hawaii, the Hawaiian Electric Companies want to remind customers that electricity can be dangerous and electrical safety should never be taken for granted, especially during an emergency situation.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies propose new 'demand response' programs for customer savings and more clean energy
The Hawaiian Electric Companies are proposing a portfolio of voluntary programs to provide customers more options for saving on their electric bills while supporting the adoption of more clean energy, reducing the use of more expensive fossil-fueled generation and relieving stress on the electric grid.
Before the storm hits:
Maui Electric Company is warning customers about an increased number of reports of telephone scams to utility customers. Recently, several business customers have reported receiving telephone calls saying that their electric bill is delinquent and that they’re subject to same-day disconnection. The businesses were also directed to pay their utility bills by purchasing certain types of money vouchers, such as a prepaid MoneyPak card. Prepaid cards are not acceptable methods of paying electric bills.
Fourth of July often calls for celebrations with fireworks and cherished time with family and friends. At Maui Electric, we urge you to use caution if you plan to commemorate Independence Day with fireworks, and we offer these safety tips:
Maui Electric debuts the island's first open access DC fast charger electric vehicle charging station, which is now open to the public, located at its Kahului office at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue. The DC Fast Charger at Maui Electric can fully charge an EV in 15 to 30 minutes.
KAHULUI, MAUI – Maui Electric is hosting its annual Maui United Way Rummage Sale on Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at its Kahului auditorium located at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Maui United Way, a non-profit organization that raises and invests corporate and individual donations in 40 health and human services partner agencies and 41 programs to benefit our Maui County community.
KAHULUI, MAUI – With the 2014 hurricane season upon us, Maui Electric Company urges customers to review their preparations for emergencies.
Hawaiian Electric Company today announced that President and CEO Richard M. Rosenblum has notified the company that he plans to retire within a year.
Electric utilities in Hawaii again stood out in the Solar Electric Power Association’s annual solar utility rankings. For 2013, Hawaiian Electric ranks fifth for newly installed solar power per customer, Hawaii Electric Light is seventh and Maui Electric is eighth. Kauai Island Utility Cooperative ranked ninth.