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November 05, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies to conduct drone surveys as part of overall wildfire mitigation planning

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will conduct drone surveys across their five-island territory to identify areas vulnerable to wildfire and determine the best course of action to protect the public, as well as electrical infrastructure.

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December

December 04, 2019

Closures of Hawaii Belt Road near Honolii Bridge

Hawaii Electric Light announces upcoming closures of Hawaii Belt Road near Honolii Bridge between Paukaa Drive and Nahala Street (mile markers 4 and 5).

November

November 18, 2019

Hawaii utilities ask customers to stay vigilant against aggressive scammers during Utility Scam Awareness Week

The holidays are right around the corner, and Hawaii utilities are bracing for a spike in scam calls and phishing from thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.

November 14, 2019

Regulators decline to approve increase in Hawaii Electric Light rates

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has issued an interim decision that results in no increase in electric rates at this time for Hawaii Electric Light Company customers.

November 08, 2019

Hawaii Electric Light to conduct aerial line inspections

To improve system reliability, Hawaii Electric Light will conduct quarterly aerial inspections of its major overhead transmission lines from Monday, Nov. 18, to Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

November 08, 2019

Hawaiian Electric creates new Customer Energy department

To more effectively serve customers with rooftop solar and other devices that can interact with the electric grid, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are creating a single Customer Energy Resources (CER) department with personnel based on Hawaii, Maui and Oahu.

November 07, 2019

More than 75 renewable projects competing for role in islands’ clean energy transition

More than 75 proposals have been received in response to the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ call for more renewable energy resources to accelerate the state’s transition off fossil fuels used for the generation of electricity.

November 05, 2019

Hawaii Electric Light commemorates 125 years of service

This year, our company commemorates 125 years of providing electric service to Hawaii Island.

November 05, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies to conduct drone surveys as part of overall wildfire mitigation planning

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will conduct drone surveys across their five-island territory to identify areas vulnerable to wildfire and determine the best course of action to protect the public, as well as electrical infrastructure.

October

October 09, 2019

Hawaii accelerates past 10,000 electric vehicles

The number of registered electric vehicles (EVs) in Hawaii surpassed 10,000 last month, with more residents throughout the Islands choosing the cleaner, less fossil fuel-dependent, and increasingly more economical form of transportation.

September

September 30, 2019

Updated renewable project status board now online

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have created an online renewable project status board that lists 17 grid-scale projects currently proposed or underway on four islands.

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