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April 21, 2017

On Earth Day, Hawaiian Electric Companies note progress in reducing emissions, use of fossil fuel

Earth Day offers an opportunity to assess where we are, where we are heading and at what pace, at Hawaiian Electric Companies.

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April

April 26, 2017

Maui Electric among SEPA Top 10 utilities in nation for energy storage

Maui Electric Company is one of the Top 10 utilities in the nation for connecting energy storage to the grid, according to the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).

April 26, 2017

Nissan $10,000 rebate on new LEAF® sedan extended for Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers

Nissan North America’s offer of a $10,000 rebate on the all-electric LEAF® sedan has been extended through June 30, 2017 for Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Companies’ customers.

April 21, 2017

On Earth Day, Hawaiian Electric Companies note progress in reducing emissions, use of fossil fuel

Earth Day offers an opportunity to assess where we are, where we are heading and at what pace, at Hawaiian Electric Companies.

April 12, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies open up capacity for grid-supply solar program

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are adding capacity to the Customer Grid-Supply (CGS) program that credits solar customers for the excess electricity they send to the grid.

April 03, 2017

Customers with special medical needs may now apply for discounted rate

Customers of the three Hawaiian Electric Companies with special medical needs may now apply for a discounted electric rate.

March

March 10, 2017

Hawaii Electric Light opens third EV fast charger on Hawaii Island

Hawaii Electric Light announces the opening of a new utility-owned and operated electric vehicle DC fast charger accessible to the Hawaii Island community. The company held a dedication ceremony for the unit located at KTA Super Stores in Waimea Center today.

March 10, 2017

Lightning storm causes power outages in East Hawaii

Hawaii Electric Light reports that customers in the Hilo and Puna districts experienced brief power interruptions due to lightning strikes from a storm system that swept through the island late yesterday afternoon.

March 08, 2017

In 2016, 26 percent of electricity used by Hawaiian Electric Companies came from renewables

The Hawaiian Electric Companies reached a nearly 26 percent Renewable Portfolio Standard in 2016, up from 23 percent the previous year.

February

February 14, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies provide disabled customers improved access to online services

The Hawaiian Electric Companies now offer the free eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app so customers, regardless of ability, can access all three company websites seamlessly and hands-free.

January

January 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan offer utility customers $10,000 rebate on a new Nissan LEAF® sedan

The Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan North America are offering electric utility customers a $10,000 rebate off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on the all-electric Nissan LEAF® sedan at participating dealers.

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