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.
Nineteen (19) robotics teams from across Hawaii achieved significant scores and demonstrated exceptional skill and performance at the Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championships held Jan. 13-14 at Kamehameha Schools.
More than 100 megawatts of solar were installed across the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territories in 2017, a 19 percent jump from the previous year, helping to move the state closer to a clean energy future.
The HEI Charitable Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers Educational Foundation (HSPEEF) for the 35th annual MATHCOUNTS Oahu Chapter Competition on Feb. 10, 2018 and Hawaii State Competition on March 10, 2018 at Kamehameha Schools.
Customers will likely see lower electric bills as a result of the federal corporate income tax cut.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championships are scheduled Jan. 13-14, 2018 at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus gymnasium with more than 140 elementary, middle and high school teams from around the state competing for 25 qualification slots at the VEX World Championships in St. Louis, Kentucky this April.