November 05, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies to conduct drone surveys as part of overall wildfire mitigation planning

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will conduct drone surveys across their five-island territory to identify areas vulnerable to wildfire and determine the best course of action to protect the public, as well as electrical infrastructure.

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November 02, 2018

PUC approves transfer of jointly owned utility poles from Hawaiian Telcom to Hawaiian Electric Companies

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have acquired Hawaiian Telcom's ownership interest in approximately 120,000 jointly-owned utility electric distribution poles on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii island under agreements approved by the Public Utilities Commission.


October 31, 2018

Energy-saving streetlight installations on Maui starting in November

Maui Electric Company, in partnership with the County of Maui’s Department of Public Works, will begin installing approximately 4,800 new energy-saving fixtures for county-funded streetlights in November.

October 24, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies' new NEM Plus program allows solar customers to add storage, non-export technology

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have launched NEM Plus, a program that allows Net Energy Metering customers to add features such as energy storage to their rooftop solar systems – as long as the new equipment doesn’t export power to the grid.

October 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies select 7 solar-plus-storage projects for record increase in renewable energy

Seven major solar-plus-storage projects on three islands, representing the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history, are now in contract negotiations between developers and the Hawaiian Electric Companies.

October 05, 2018

Maui's second large-scale solar project comes online

In partnership with Kenyon Energy, Maui Electric Company is pleased to announce that Maui's second large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar project came online yesterday, Oct. 4. Maui Electric is buying power from the Kuia Solar project in West Maui which is independently owned and operated by Kenyon Energy.

October 05, 2018

Maui Electric hosts community meetings Oct. 15-17 to discuss future renewable energy projects for Molokai

As part of its ongoing efforts to power Molokai with 100 percent renewable energy, Maui Electric Company will be hosting three Molokai 100% community meetings to share the current progress and next steps of reaching this ambitious initiative.


September 25, 2018

Electric vehicle drivers can now top off at Maui Electric office

Electric vehicle drivers have a new fast-charging station option at the Maui Electric office in Kahului at 210 W. Kamehameha Ave.

September 06, 2018

Hawaiian Electric mobile app now shows where to find an EV fast charger and more

The Hawaiian Electric mobile app for smart phones now shows electric vehicle drivers where to find Hawaiian Electric Companies' fast charging stations.


August 15, 2018

First Maui Electric rate increase in 6 years approved

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has issued an interim decision approving Maui Electric Company's first base-rate increase in more than six years.

August 14, 2018

New twist on old scam: Crooks now demanding payments for 'overdue' utility bills in bitcoin

Scammers are targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the latest surge of callers are threatening businesses with immediate disconnection if they don’t get paid in the digital currency known as bitcoin.

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