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January 17, 2020

2019 saw 21% jump in solar generation capacity

The completion of large grid-scale projects and thousands of residential solar systems provided the largest-ever annual increase in solar capacity on Hawaiian Electric’s five island systems.

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February 26, 2020

Hawaiian Electric to conduct aerial line inspections

To improve system reliability, Hawaiian Electric will conduct quarterly aerial inspections of its major overhead transmission lines from Monday, Mar. 2, to Friday, Mar. 5, 2020.

February 25, 2020

Results of Hawaiian Electric’s 2020 State Elementary School VEX IQ Championships

For the third consecutive year, the Manoa Elementary School robotics team 10142Y captured the Excellence Award at the 2020 Hawaiian Electric Hawaii State Elementary School VEX IQ Championships held at Kamehameha Schools’ Kapalama Campus on Feb. 15.

February 24, 2020

Hawaiian Electric invites public to open houses in March to help shape Hawaii’s clean energy future

Ever wonder how Hawaii will achieve 100 percent renewable energy by 2045? Communities are an important part of the process, which is why we are hosting public meetings where residents can learn about the work to meet clean energy milestones and take part in the company’s Integrated Grid Planning conversation.

February 20, 2020

Hawaiian Electric charitable donations top $1 million in 2019

In 2019, Hawaiian Electric gave a total of $1,024,776 in corporate grants, contributions and sponsorships to nonprofit organizations across Oahu, Hawaii Island, and Maui County.

February 19, 2020

Mobility expert Aki Marceau to lead electric transportation initiatives for Hawaiian Electric

Aki Marceau is our new director of Electrification of Transportation. She will lead and coordinate the work to advance fossil-fuel free transportation solutions across the company’s five-island service territory.

February 13, 2020

Hawaiian Electric innovators win technology awards

Two Hawaiian Electric engineers have received prestigious Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) for their achievements in collaborative research and development projects.

February 12, 2020

Hawaiian Electric renewable energy rises to 28%

Hawaiian Electric achieved a 28.4 percent consolidated renewable portfolio standard in 2019 despite having significantly lower wind energy production and not having Hawaii Island’s geothermal resource available.

February 10, 2020

National organizations cite Hawaii clean energy leadership and innovation

Two nationally recognized organizations are highlighting Hawaii’s leadership and innovation in clean energy transformation.

January

January 20, 2020

Hawaiian Electric grant to Ka Ahahui o Ka Nahelehele helps sustain ohia

The nonprofit Ka Ahahui o Ka Nahelehele, which works to protect Hawaii’s dryland forests, has received a $27,500 grant from Hawaiian Electric for its Rapid Ohia Death Seed Banking Initiative, an effort to preserve seeds from the native ohia tree for future forest reforestation.

January 17, 2020

2019 saw 21% jump in solar generation capacity

The completion of large grid-scale projects and thousands of residential solar systems provided the largest-ever annual increase in solar capacity on Hawaiian Electric’s five island systems.

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