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June 08, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies’ EV fast charger program extended

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have gained approval to continue the DC Fast Charger program designed to encourage ownership of plug-in electric vehicles (EV) in Hawaii.

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June

June 20, 2017

Grid-Scale Vanadium Flow Energy Storage System to be Installed at NELHA

The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA), Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO), Ulupono Initiative and UniEnergy Technologies (UET) announced today their intent to install a 100kW/500kWh advanced vanadium energy storage system later this year at the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park (HOST Park) administered by NELHA.

June 08, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies’ EV fast charger program extended

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have gained approval to continue the DC Fast Charger program designed to encourage ownership of plug-in electric vehicles (EV) in Hawaii.

June 01, 2017

As Hawaiian Electric Companies prepare for hurricane season, customers urged to make plans, ready supplies

Hurricane season is officially underway and early forecasts show this season could bring more storm systems than usual.

May

May 24, 2017

Notice of construction on Banyan Drive May 31 to June 16

Hawaii Electric Light announces construction work in the area of Banyan Drive near the intersection of Banyan Drive and Lihiwai Street in Hilo.

May 24, 2017

Hawaiian Electric wins CS Week 2017 Expanding Excellence Award

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have been honored with a CS Week 2017 Expanding Excellence Award for Best Analytics Project for work with Stem, Inc. and Ibis Networks to provide 400 Hawaii public schools and businesses with tools to monitor electricity use and control costs while making the grid more efficient for all customers.

May 16, 2017

Metallic confetti causes overnight outage for 300; balloons caused outages affecting 42,000 in 2016

Metallic streamers sprayed from a confetti cannon onto power lines caused an outage that affected about 300 customers in the Keeaumoku area early today.

May 15, 2017

Hawaii Electric Light to conduct aerial line inspections

To improve system reliability, Hawaii Electric Light Company will conduct aerial line inspections of its major overhead transmission lines from Monday, May 22, to Friday, May 26, 2017.

May 15, 2017

Discounted rate still available for customers with special medical needs

Utility customers with special medical needs may still take advantage of a discounted electricity rate. Space is available in the two-year pilot program, which is limited to 2,000 Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light customers.

May 01, 2017

Partial road closure of Manono Street for infrastructure upgrades

Hawaii Electric Light Company crews will be working in the area near the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo this week to upgrade distribution lines and equipment to improve system reliability.

May 01, 2017

Partial Lane Closure for Transmission Line Upgrades

Hawaii Electric Light Company announces a partial lane closure along sections of Highway 190 from Ahikawa Street to Makalei Golf Course (31-mile marker) in west Hawaii from May 1 to August 31.

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