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.
Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʻi Electric Light have outlined a set of cost-effective actions to modernize the electric grids on five islands, including the launch of an online portal where users can monitor their energy use.
Hawaii's four counties have formally joined Drive Electric Hawaii (DEH) to promote electric transportation for a clean energy future goals, and the county mayors’ commitment to eliminate fossil fuels from ground transportation across the state by 2045.
Hawaiian Electric Companies named 2018 Investor-Owned Utilities of the Year by Smart Electric Power Alliance
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has named Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light the 2018 SEPA Power Players Investor-Owned Utilities of the Year for their grid modernization efforts.
Maui Electric Company recently presented Hana Arts, Inc. with a $2,500 donation in support of the organization's arts and cultural programs for East Maui residents.
Maui Electric Company prepares for hurricane season, urges customers to gather supplies, solidify plans
The 2018 Central Pacific hurricane season starts today and could bring up to six tropical cyclones – are you prepared? Maui Electric, Hawaiian Electric and Hawaii Electric Light urge customers, both residential and commercial, to ready themselves and their properties for potential storms.
In 2017, Maui Electric donated more than $158,000 in corporate contributions to non-profit and community organizations across Maui County, including donations to support community services provided by Maui United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Hale Makua, and the Boys and Girls Club Maui.
Maui Electric Company is a finalist as Visionary of the Year and the Hawaiian Electric Companies are a finalist in the Investor-Owned Utility category for the 2018 Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) Power Players Awards.
Scammers are targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the latest wave of scams is displaying the companies’ caller IDs and using automated recordings similar to those used by the utilities.
With school graduations underway, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are urging well-wishers and graduates to hold onto metallic balloons and refrain from setting off "confetti cannons" near power lines and other utility equipment.
Maui Electric Company is the first business to become a Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite in Central Maui. Brought to Hawai‘i through a sponsorship by the Hawai‘i Medical Service Association (HMSA), Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to lifestyle, environment, policy, and social networks.