The Hawaiian Electric Companies have been working to build more resilient island grids ahead of the 2019 Central Pacific hurricane season, which begins June 1. Forecasts say up to eight tropical cyclones could develop this season, underscoring the need for customers to have emergency plans in place.
As the New Year approaches, the Hawaiian Electric Companies want to remind everyone to celebrate safely. Here are some things to keep in mind as the holiday season continues.
Hawaii Electric Light Company has signed an agreement to purchase the 60-megawatt Hamakua Energy Partners (HEP) generating plant currently owned by an affiliate of the Boston-based private equity firm, ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC.
An alliance comprised of two robotics teams from Pearl City High School and one team from Punahou School were named the tournament champions at the 3rd annual Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii High School State VEX Championship held on Dec. 12.
The 3rd annual Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championship, featuring 32 high school robotics teams from across the state, will be held Dec. 12, 2015 at the Pearl City High School cafeteria, 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
NextEra Energy, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. today announced that support for the companies’ proposed merger continues to grow at a steady pace, as evidenced by the more than 25 diverse groups that in recent weeks have voiced support for the transaction.
Customers of Hawaiian Electric and Maui Electric this month are seeing the lowest monthly electric bills in more than five years, largely due to the continued drop in fuel prices. And on Hawaii Island, customers of Hawaii Electric Light are benefitting even further, with the lowest monthly bills in more than six years.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have proposed to expand their time-of-use rate options to help customers gain more control over their electric bills, support increased use of renewable energy, and promote the adoption of new technologies such as energy storage and electric vehicles.
Hawaiian Electric Companies propose new time-of-use rates to help public schools manage electric bills as they install more air-conditioning
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have proposed to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission new, lower day-time electric rates for the Hawaii Department of Education that could help public schools manage their electricity costs as they add more air conditioning and cooling equipment, while also using renewable energy that is available during day-time hours.
Hawai‘i Electric Light encourages customers to call its customer service office at (808)969-6999 if they receive a suspicious call from someone claiming to represent the company. Employees will not call and direct customers to submit payment via options other than the company’s approved payment methods which are listed on the back of your bill or at hawaiielectriclight.com.
Hawaii Electric Light announces the Arbor Day Tree Giveaway will be held on Saturday, November 7, at its office at 1200 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo. Trees will be distributed from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or while supplies last.