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May 29, 2019

Maui Electric Company geared up for hurricane season, urges customers to prepare

We urge customers to prepare for the 2019 hurricane season beginning June 1. Forecasts say up to eight tropical cyclones could develop this season, underscoring the need for customers to have emergency plans in place.

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August

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.

August 07, 2018

Maui Electric hosts Lanai community forum on emergency preparedness

With hurricane season officially underway, Maui Electric is hosting a forum for the Lanai community on emergency preparedness on Thursday, August 30 at the Lanai Senior Center.

August 06, 2018

Maui Electric partners with local businesses to save money, stabilize the grid and use more renewable energy

Maui Electric Company, in partnership with commercial and industrial customers, this month filled the current capacity of its expanded Fast Demand Response program.

August 02, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies seek information on renewable energy project opportunities

The Hawaiian Electric Companies want to know about potential renewable energy project opportunities that may not have qualified under an earlier request for proposals.

August 01, 2018

First large-scale renewable project on Molokai approved

The Public Utilities Commission has approved the first grid-scale solar and battery energy storage project to be built on Molokai.

July

July 20, 2018

Applications for community solar projects off to strong start

Ten days after the Hawaiian Electric Companies launched the first phase of community solar, the companies have received four applications for capacity on Oahu, four for Maui Island, three for Hawaii Island, and one for Molokai from proposed subscriber organizations that plan to build and operate community solar facilities.

July 10, 2018

Community solar websites opening for business

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will begin accepting applications at 8 a.m. HST on Wednesday, July 11 from qualified subscriber organizations that wish to build and operate a community solar facility on Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui or Hawaii Island in the first phase of Community-Based Renewable Energy.

July 09, 2018

Prospective community solar developers can learn more through Hawaiian Electric Companies webinar

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer an online webinar to provide information to any company, organization, developer or group interested in proposing a solar project under the first phase of the Community-Based Renewable Energy program.

July 03, 2018

Maui Electric holds silent auction for retired vehicles July 10-11

Maui Electric’s Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for its retired vehicles on Tuesday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the front lawn of Maui Electric’s Kahului parking lot located at 210 W. Kamehameha Avenue and Wakea Avenue.

July 03, 2018

Regulators approve community solar plans

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are preparing to open the first phase of the Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) program next week for applications by qualified subscriber organizations that wish to build and operate a community solar facility.

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