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.
As part of its transformation to deliver a more affordable, clean energy future for Hawaii, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are proposing a new program to increase rooftop solar in a way that’s safe, sustainable and fair for all customers.
Maui Electric is hosting a free Go EV event that will give attendees the opportunity to experience and learn about electric vehicles (EV) on Saturday, January 17, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at its Kahului location at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue.
Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation has contributed $30,000 to the Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The nonprofit organization – which trains and develops youth in responsible citizenship, character development and self-reliance – will use the HEI Charitable Foundation grant to support its Developing Leaders for Life Capital Campaign.