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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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February

February 27, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies seek new renewable generation

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today formally begin the search for new, grid-scale renewable energy projects for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.

February 23, 2018

Spike in scam phone calls prompts renewed warnings for customers of The Hawaiian Electric Companies

Scammers are once again targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the companies want customers who receive these scam calls to "Just hang up!"

February 23, 2018

Maui Electric supports youth media program at Akaku: Maui Community Media

Maui Electric Company presented Akaku: Maui Community Media with an $8,000 donation to support its Maui Youth Now program earlier this month.

February 23, 2018

Maui Electric hosts community meetings March 6-8 to share options on reaching 100 percent renewable energy

Maui Electric Company will host community meetings to share possible options based on feedback collected from the Molokai community on how to achieve 100 percent renewable energy for the island.

February 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies ask approval to seek new renewable generation for Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island

To continue progress toward achieving 100 percent clean energy for Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are asking the Public Utilities Commission for approval to seek 300 megawatts of generation powered by renewables.

February 08, 2018

The Hawaiian Electric Companies get the go-ahead on grid modernization plans

Regulators have approved for implementation the Hawaiian Electric Companies' multi-year grid modernization strategy, paving the way for upgrades that will create renewable-ready island grids and improve reliability.

February 08, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved 27 percent renewable energy in 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2017, up from 26 percent the year before. The increase was achieved primarily by the addition of new grid-scale and private rooftop solar systems.

February 07, 2018

The Hawaiian Electric Companies to launch two new rooftop solar programs

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will soon offer two new private rooftop solar programs designed to help maintain service reliability and stability as we integrate more renewable energy on our island grids.

February 07, 2018

Regulators approve new program to reward customers for sharing control of energy use

The Public Utilities Commission has approved a comprehensive new portfolio of programs that will reward customers of the Hawaiian Electric Companies who can use their own equipment to participate in the management of the electricity grid.

February 06, 2018

Solar array with battery storage planned as first large-scale renewable project on Molokai

Maui Electric Company has agreed to buy electricity from a grid-scale solar and battery energy storage facility to be built by Molokai New Energy Partners, a project that could lower the island’s electric bills.

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