Matching innovation partners to our technology needs

Submit a Proposal

We're looking for creative and innovative solutions to transform our electric grids and business. Submit your ideas & proposals


Hawaiian Electric wants to find the right partners and technology innovation to help solve the highest priority energy issues in Hawaii. To help us expedite implementation of new technologies, programs, and business models, we’ve also established the Innovation Pilot Framework. We aim to identify select partners that can bring value to our customers.

What are we looking for?

Do you have an innovative technology or solution that can help fulfill our priority needs in Hawaii? Take a look at our priority areas for which we are seeking technology solutions:

Clean Energy
Customer Technologies
Demand Response
Electrification of Transportation
Energy Storage
Grid Modernization
Planning & Asset Management
Safety & Cybersecurity

Review our strategic plans

Our strategic plans are driving what technology solutions we are looking for. For more information on our strategic plans, you can view them here:

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