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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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April

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 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.

January 24, 2017

Public, first responders warned never to touch fallen lines

After high winds caused hundreds of outages across the islands, Hawaiian Electric crew members on Oahu saw in two separate instances that first responders or members of the public had moved fallen power lines, endangering themselves and others.

January 18, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies to offer discounted medical needs rate

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer a special medical needs rate pilot program for customers of all three companies, subject to Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval. The pilot rate will go into effect on April 1, 2017 for two years.

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