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Molokai RFP

To learn more about the specific RFPs for Lanai and Maui, please view their respective RFP webpages:

Maui Electric Company's Request for Proposals

Molokai Draft RFP Update (September 3, 2019)

On August 29, the Commission issued Order No. 36493 and created a new proceeding, Docket No. 2019-0178, to receive filings, review approval requests, and resolve disputes related to the Company's Molokai and Lanai Draft. Please refer to this docket instead of Docket No. 2017-0352.

Molokai RFP Status Conference (September 3, 2019)

The Commission also scheduled a Status Conference for Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at the Public Utilities Commission, 465 South King Street, #103, Hearing Room, in downtown Honolulu.

In the interest of maximizing time for questions after the Companies' presentation, the Commission instructs any interested stakeholders (i.e., anyone other than the Hawaiian Electric Companies and the Consumer Advocate) to email Samantha Ruiz at, providing an RSVP indicating (1) if you will be attending the status conference (a) in-person or (b) by phone, and (2) if you intend to ask questions of the Hawaiian Electric Companies following their presentation. Please provide an RSVP by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Maui Electric Company's Request for Proposals

Molokai Draft RFP Update (August 12, 2019)

To aid interested stakeholders in their review the following documents are now available in Microsoft Word Document format:

Maui Electric Company's Request for Proposals

Molokai Draft RFP Filed (August 8, 2019)

On August 6, 2019, Maui Electric submitted Draft RFPs for Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation Paired With Energy Storage ("Draft Renewable RFP") for the islands of Molokai and Lanai and respective supporting documentation to the commission for their review.


Molokai RFP Update (July 10, 2019)

Please direct any questions regarding the Molokai RFP to:

Molokai Request for Proposals

Community Workshop (July 11, 2019)

On July 11, 2019, Maui Electric hosted a community workshop to discuss plans for procurement of renewable energy projects for Molokai and to allow participants to share their ideas and guidance for potential developers. The presentation has been made available here for convenience.

Hawaiian Electric Companies' Request for Proposals

RFP Stage 2 Update (June 27, 2019)

On June 10, 2019, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued Order No. 36356 in Docket No. 2017-0352, Providing Guidance on the Hawaiian Electric Companies' Phase 2 Draft Requests for Proposals for Dispatchable and Renewable Generation.

RFP Technical Conference (June 27, 2019)

Proposer's conference webinars will be updated for the Renewable RFPs and Grid Services RFP following the July 10, 2019 filing of proposed final drafts of the RFPs pursuant to Order No. 36536. These updated webinars will be made available on-demand for convenience.

Hawaiian Electric Companies' Comments regarding Stage 2 Draft RFPs

RFP Stage 2 Update (May 20, 2019)

The Companies submitted a letter to further stakeholder engagement and to address comments from the Commission, State of Hawaii Division of Consumer Advocacy, and other stakeholders from the April 18th and May 2nd status conferences.

Hawaiian Electric Companies' Status Conferences

RFP Stage 2 Update (May 7, 2019)

Two Status Conferences were held by the PUC on April 18, 2019 and May 2, 2019. The presentations for those conferences have been made available here for convenience.