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February 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies ask approval to seek new renewable generation for Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island

To continue progress toward achieving 100 percent clean energy for Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are asking the Public Utilities Commission for approval to seek 300 megawatts of generation powered by renewables.

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November

November 04, 2013

Hawaiian Electric Companies introduce Ohana Energy Gift Program

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today introduced their new Ohana Energy Gift Program, a thoughtful and practical way for customers to give the gift of energy to their friends and family or to help others in need.

October

October 04, 2013

Hawaiian Electric Companies introduce new logo

The Hawaiian Electric Companies today introduced a new logo that represents the companies’ roots in the islands as well as their commitment to developing a better energy future for Hawaii.

September

September 06, 2013

Hawaiian Electric Companies implement changes to help more customers add solar photovoltaic systems

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Companies are making procedures easier, faster and less expensive for customers seeking to add rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, while continuing to ensure safe and reliable service for all customers.

August

August 12, 2013

Scam alert: utility impersonators using technology to fake caller ID

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are warning customers about an increased number of reports of telephone scams to utility customers. Recently, dozens of small business customers, mostly ethnic restaurants, have reported receiving telephone calls saying that their electric bill is delinquent and that they’re subject to same day disconnection.

August 01, 2013

Hawaii Electric Light Company warns customers about telephone scam

Hawaii Electric Light encourages customers to call its customer service office if they receive a suspicious call from someone claiming to represent the company. Payment options are:

July

July 26, 2013

Tropical Storm Flossie serves as a reminder to prepare for emergencies

With Tropical Storm Flossie approaching Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric Company urges all of its customers to review their preparations for emergencies. Customers should refer to the National Weather Service for official updates on the progress of the storm.

July 26, 2013

Hawaii Electric Light Company urges customers to prepare for Flossie

With the movement of Tropical Storm Flossie into Hawaiian waters, Hawaii Electric Light Company urges all of its customers to review their preparations for emergencies.

July 10, 2013

Hawaiian Electric Companies offer new rates for public EV charging

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have gained approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission for two new electric vehicle (EV) pilot charging rates. The rates are designed to encourage ownership of plug-in electric vehicles in Hawaii by easing “range anxiety.”

July 01, 2013

Hawaiian Electric Companies submit plans to meet future electricity needs of Oahu, Maui County and Hawaii Island

The Hawaiian Electric Companies filed on Friday with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission their Integrated Resource Planning Report and Five-Year Action Plans. The report details plans to meet future electricity needs for Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii Island.  It also affirmed that Hawaii is well on its way to exceeding its renewable energy goals, which are among the most ambitious in the nation.

June

June 12, 2013

Hawaii Electric Light Company Urges Customers to Prepare for Storms and Other Emergencies

Hawaii Electric Light’s free “Information Handbook for Emergency Preparedness” includes these tips and more. It can be downloaded at www.helcohi.com.

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