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 the approach of Hurricane Guillermo to 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.
To further support the growth of solar energy, the Hawaiian Electric Companies today launched a free online tool to make shopping for rooftop PV easier. WattPlan will help customers considering rooftop solar to estimate electric bill savings based on their electricity use, current rates, and available rebates and tax credits.
Maui youth are once again invited to bait up and cast their poles at the 7th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament 2015 hosted by Maui Electric and Kaanapali Golf Course on Sunday, September 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Kaanapali Golf Course Pond.
Hawaiian Electric statement regarding the proposed merger between Hawaiian Electric Industries and NextEra Energy
The following statement is from Alan Oshima, Hawaiian Electric Company president and CEO:
Solar energy in Hawaii continues to reach record levels, with a total of nearly 70,000 rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) net energy metering (NEM) applications approved to install or interconnect across Oahu, Maui County, and Hawaii Island.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies today proposed to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission recommendations for new customer options and programs to support continued growth of rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems in Hawaii.
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 offer these safety tips:
Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE) (HEI) today announced that HEI shareholders have approved the merger agreement with NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) announced Dec. 3, 2014.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies pledge support for historic goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2045
The Hawaiian Electric Companies today joined others across Hawaii in applauding Gov. David Ige and the Hawaii Legislature for setting the most aggressive clean energy goal in the country – 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies were again among the top utilities in the nation for solar power, as recognized in the Solar Electric Power Association’s (SEPA) annual rankings.