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.
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.
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.
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.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies want to know about potential renewable energy project opportunities that may not have qualified under an earlier request for proposals.
The Public Utilities Commission has approved the first grid-scale solar and battery energy storage project to be built on Molokai.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.