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April 03, 2019

Hawaiian Electric Companies targeting 2022 in move to acquire more renewable energy

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.

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July

July 09, 2018

Prospective community solar developers can learn more through Hawaiian Electric Companies webinar

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer an online webinar to provide information to any company, organization, developer or group interested in proposing a solar project under the first phase of the Community-Based Renewable Energy program.

July 03, 2018

Regulators approve community solar plans

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are preparing to open the first phase of the Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) program next week for applications by qualified subscriber organizations that wish to build and operate a community solar facility.

June

June 21, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies take steps to implement first phase of grid modernization strategy

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʻi Electric Light have outlined a set of cost-effective actions to modernize the electric grids on five islands, including the launch of an online portal where users can monitor their energy use.

June 13, 2018

All four Hawaii counties formally join Drive Electric Hawaii

Hawaii's four counties have formally joined Drive Electric Hawaii (DEH) to promote electric transportation for a clean energy future goals, and the county mayors’ commitment to eliminate fossil fuels from ground transportation across the state by 2045.

June 12, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies named 2018 Investor-Owned Utilities of the Year by Smart Electric Power Alliance

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has named Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light the 2018 SEPA Power Players Investor-Owned Utilities of the Year for their grid modernization efforts.

May

May 21, 2018

Maui Electric, Hawaiian Electric Companies Named Finalists for 2018 SEPA Power Player Awards

Maui Electric Company is a finalist as Visionary of the Year and the Hawaiian Electric Companies are a finalist in the Investor-Owned Utility category for the 2018 Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) Power Players Awards.

May 17, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies warn customers of fraudulent automated recordings demanding payment

Scammers are targeting customers of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, and the latest wave of scams is displaying the companies’ caller IDs and using automated recordings similar to those used by the utilities.

May 10, 2018

TOC announces new Hawaii virtual tours on Google maps

New virtual tours of scenic Hawaii sites captured by The Outdoor Circle (TOC) are now available to worldwide audiences on Google maps.

April

April 25, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies among top utilities in nation for energy storage

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light companies are among utilities that led the nation in connecting energy storage to their grids in 2017, earning top spots on the annual Top 10 utility industry lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).

April 19, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies observe Earth Day with release of 2017-18 Sustainability Report

To acknowledge Earth Day 2018, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light today released their 11th annual Sustainability Report for 2017-2018, describing the companies’ efforts to address climate change and contribute to community sustainability.

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