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.
Maui Electric is inviting Molokai residents to participate in an upcoming community discussion, 100% Renewable Energy for Molokai, to share input on the island's clean energy future.
Customers of the three Hawaiian Electric Companies with special medical needs may now apply for a discounted electric rate.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies reached a nearly 26 percent Renewable Portfolio Standard in 2016, up from 23 percent the previous year.
Maui Electric is launching a new monthly television series, Let's Talk Energy, on Akaku channel 55, on Tuesday, March 7, from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Focusing on all things energy-related in Maui County, the series will cover everything from electricity basics and electrical safety to discussions on powering Maui, Molokai and Lanai today and into the future.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies now offer the free eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app so customers, regardless of ability, can access all three company websites seamlessly and hands-free.
In 2016, we donated more than $148,000 in monetary contributions and over 1,400 volunteer hours to non-profit and community organizations across Maui County.
Maui Electric Company and Maui Tomorrow will host a community discussion, Reaching 100% Renewable Energy for Maui County, on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the University of Hawaii Maui College, Science Building Lecture Hall (Ike 144), to share the utility’s updated future energy plans that were proposed to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in December.
Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan offer utility customers $10,000 rebate on a new Nissan LEAF® sedan
The Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan North America are offering electric utility customers a $10,000 rebate off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on the all-electric Nissan LEAF® sedan at participating dealers.
After high winds caused hundreds of outages across the islands, Hawaiian Electric crew members on Oahu saw in two separate instances that first responders or members of the public had moved fallen power lines, endangering themselves and others.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer a special medical needs rate pilot program for customers of all three companies, subject to Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval. The pilot rate will go into effect on April 1, 2017 for two years.