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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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November

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.

September 23, 2019

Record summer heat drives increase in electricity demand

Intense summer heat showed up earlier in 2019 and is sticking around, driving increased demand for electricity to run air conditioners.

September 20, 2019

Project Footprint gains national recognition

Hawaiian Electric’s Project Footprint has been honored for the Best Branding Campaign at the 2019 E Source Forum in Denver.

September 19, 2019

Smart Charge Hawaii Program to make free EV charging stations available to residents and businesses

Enel X, the advanced energy solution business line of the Enel Group, in collaboration with Hawaiian Electric Companies, the state’s largest electricity provider, and Elemental Excelerator, an accelerator providing funding and other resources to pilot and commercial-scale startups, has launched Smart Charge Hawaii, a smart electric vehicle (EV) charging program.

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