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April 19, 2019

Hawaiian Electric marks Earth Day with Sustainability Report

To mark Earth Day, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing their 12th annual Sustainability Report for 2018-19, describing efforts to address climate change, enhance community resilience and sustainability, and move Hawaii closer to 100 percent clean energy by 2045, or sooner.

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May

May 10, 2019

Spike in scam phone calls to Maui Electric customers

Scammers are once again targeting customers of Maui Electric and the company is warning customers who receive these scam calls to "Just hang up!"

April

April 19, 2019

PUC approves first Maui Electric rate increase in 6 years

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved Maui Electric Company’s first base-rate increase in six years.

April 19, 2019

Hawaiian Electric marks Earth Day with Sustainability Report

To mark Earth Day, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing their 12th annual Sustainability Report for 2018-19, describing efforts to address climate change, enhance community resilience and sustainability, and move Hawaii closer to 100 percent clean energy by 2045, or sooner.

April 18, 2019

Maui Electric holds silent auction for retired vehicles April 24

Maui Electric’s Fleet Department will hold a silent auction for its retired vehicles on Wednesday, April 24, 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.

April 03, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies targeting 2022 in move to acquire more renewable energy

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.

April 01, 2019

Maui Electric moves forward to operate EV fast-charging network

In partnership with the County of Maui, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), Ulupono Initiative, Blue Planet Foundation and Hitachi, Maui Electric will assume ownership and operation of the existing electric vehicle fast-charging network, under an arrangement approved this week by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

March

March 27, 2019

First phase of grid modernization plan approved

The PUC has approved our grid modernization plan to put the latest digital technology to work managing the electric grids on five islands and giving customers more control over their energy costs.

March 27, 2019

Six low-priced solar-plus-storage projects approved for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii islands

Six grid-scale solar-plus-battery storage projects, the largest and lowest-cost portfolio of renewable energy resources to be assembled at one time in Hawaii, have been approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

March 21, 2019

Energy Systems Integration Group honors five from Hawaii for utility leadership excellence

Five individuals from Hawaii utilities, including four from the Hawaiian Electric Companies, were among 40 national winners of the Energy Systems Integration Group’s 2019 Excellence Awards.

March 21, 2019

PUC approves special rates for electric buses

The move to replace fossil-fueled, combustion engine buses with cleaner, quieter, more efficient electric buses on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii islands got a boost from Public Utilities Commission approval of a pilot program offering special time-of-use rates for electric bus charging.

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