September 16, 2019
Hawaiian Electric Company has approved the first community solar project in the state. Called Mililani Tech Solar I, the 270-kilowatt facility will be comprised of 864 solar panels located in the Mililani Tech Park area.
August 29, 2019
A pioneering Grid Services Purchase Agreement between our companies and Minneapolis-based Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) has been approved by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, advancing a project to bring Hawaii customers more renewable energy choices.
August 22, 2019
Our companies are beginning Hawaii’s largest procurement effort for renewable energy resources to end the use of coal and reduce reliance on imported oil for power generation, moving the state closer to its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.
August 21, 2019
Our crews completed repairs to a transmission line damaged by a fallen tree in Hakalau.
August 21, 2019
AES Solar West Oahu, a 12.5-megawatt (MW) solar project with a 50-megawatt-hour energy storage system, has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission.
August 08, 2019
Hawaii Electric Light Company ranked seventh and Hawaiian Electric Company was eighth nationally for connecting the most energy storage per customer to their grids in 2018, earning spots on the annual Top 10 utility industry list compiled by the national nonprofit Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).
July 31, 2019
To encourage electric vehicle use in Hawaii, the Hawaiian Electric Companies have conducted the first study that pinpoints the areas where expanded public charging options would create a “critical backbone” supporting EV-driving commuters and tourists and help optimize operation of the electric grid.
July 26, 2019
This year, we commemorate 125 years of providing electric service to Hawaii Island.
July 17, 2019
The plan for the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ largest-ever renewable energy push may now be viewed online at www.hawaiielectriclight.com/competitivebidding.
July 08, 2019
About 51,000 Hawaii Electric Light customers in various areas around the island experienced a power outage at about 10:45 a.m. today.