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July 03, 2018

Regulators approve community solar plans

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are preparing to open the first phase of the Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) program next week for applications by qualified subscriber organizations that wish to build and operate a community solar facility.

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July

July 20, 2018

Applications for community solar projects off to strong start

Ten days after the Hawaiian Electric Companies launched the first phase of community solar, the companies have received four applications for capacity on Oahu, four for Maui Island, three for Hawaii Island, and one for Molokai from proposed subscriber organizations that plan to build and operate community solar facilities.

July 17, 2018

Kawailani Street road closure extended

Hawaii Electric Light announces that the closure of a portion of Kawailani Street in Hilo will be extended by two nights to allow crews to safely remove utility poles.

July 11, 2018

Portion of Kawailani Street to be closed for construction

Hawaii Electric Light announces the closure of a portion of Kawailani Street in Hilo from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. between July 16 to July 20. During this period, Kawailani Street between Kapualani Street and Naniakea Street will be open to local traffic only.

July 10, 2018

Community solar websites opening for business

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will begin accepting applications at 8 a.m. HST on Wednesday, July 11 from qualified subscriber organizations that wish to build and operate a community solar facility on Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui or Hawaii Island in the first phase of Community-Based Renewable Energy.

July 09, 2018

Prospective community solar developers can learn more through Hawaiian Electric Companies webinar

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer an online webinar to provide information to any company, organization, developer or group interested in proposing a solar project under the first phase of the Community-Based Renewable Energy program.

July 06, 2018

Utility work in Volcano subdivision starting July 9

Hawaii Electric Light Company announces construction work in the Volcano area from July 9 to September 30, 2018, weather permitting.

July 03, 2018

Regulators approve community solar plans

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are preparing to open the first phase of the Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) program next week for applications by qualified subscriber organizations that wish to build and operate a community solar facility.

June

June 21, 2018

Albizia tree causes power outage for customers

Hawaii Electric Light reports that about 11,700 customers in the Puna district experienced a power interruption today.

June 21, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies take steps to implement first phase of grid modernization strategy

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.

June 13, 2018

All four Hawaii counties formally join Drive Electric Hawaii

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.

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