Hawaiian Electric Company has been named “Utility of the Year” by Utility Dive, a leading energy industry publication. The 2019 Dive Awards recognize the industry’s top disruptors and innovators, including executives, companies, trends and breakthroughs transforming the industry.
To encourage electric vehicle use in Hawaii, the Hawaiian Electric Companies have conducted the first study that pinpoints the areas where expanded public charging options would create a “critical backbone” supporting EV-driving commuters and tourists and help optimize operation of the electric grid.
This year, we commemorate 125 years of providing electric service to Hawaii Island.
The plan for the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ largest-ever renewable energy push may now be viewed online at www.hawaiielectriclight.com/competitivebidding.
About 51,000 Hawaii Electric Light customers in various areas around the island experienced a power outage at about 10:45 a.m. today.
Alan Oshima, president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Company, was one of five utility executives who met in Washington, D.C. this week with the Special Senate Committee on the Climate Crisis chaired by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaiʻi.
Phone scammers are targeting Hawaiian Electric Company customers, directing them to make GObank payments at a convenience store to pay their “overdue” bills.
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.
To mark Earth Day, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing their 12th annual Sustainability Report for 2018-19, describing efforts to address climate change, enhance community resilience and sustainability, and move Hawaii closer to 100 percent clean energy by 2045, or sooner.
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.
The PUC has approved our grid modernization plan to put the latest digital technology to work managing the electric grids on five islands and giving customers more control over their energy costs.