With the planned closure of the coal-burning AES Hawaii power plant on Oahu and retirement of Maui's oldest oil-fired plant within the next five years, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are beginning the second phase of an ambitious renewable resource procurement to continue the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to clean energy.
PUC approves transfer of jointly owned utility poles from Hawaiian Telcom to Hawaiian Electric Companies
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have acquired Hawaiian Telcom's ownership interest in approximately 120,000 jointly-owned utility electric distribution poles on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii island under agreements approved by the Public Utilities Commission.
Hawaiian Electric Companies' new NEM Plus program allows solar customers to add storage, non-export technology
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have launched NEM Plus, a program that allows Net Energy Metering customers to add features such as energy storage to their rooftop solar systems – as long as the new equipment doesn’t export power to the grid.
Hawaii Electric Light invites the community to its clean energy fair on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Prince Kuhio Plaza.
Hawaiian Electric Companies select 7 solar-plus-storage projects for record increase in renewable energy
Seven major solar-plus-storage projects on three islands, representing the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history, are now in contract negotiations between developers and the Hawaiian Electric Companies.
The Hawaiian Electric mobile app for smart phones now shows electric vehicle drivers where to find Hawaiian Electric Companies' fast charging stations.
Scammers are targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the latest surge of callers are threatening businesses with immediate disconnection if they don’t get paid in the digital currency known as bitcoin.
A $5,000 donation from Hawaii Electric Light to Hope Services Hawaii was presented today during the Pacific Risk Management Ohana (PRiMO) disaster management conference at the Hawaii Convention Center.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies want to know about potential renewable energy project opportunities that may not have qualified under an earlier request for proposals.
Ten days after the Hawaiian Electric Companies launched the first phase of community solar, the companies have received four applications for capacity on Oahu, four for Maui Island, three for Hawaii Island, and one for Molokai from proposed subscriber organizations that plan to build and operate community solar facilities.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies will begin accepting applications at 8 a.m. HST on Wednesday, July 11 from qualified subscriber organizations that wish to build and operate a community solar facility on Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui or Hawaii Island in the first phase of Community-Based Renewable Energy.