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February 08, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved 27 percent renewable energy in 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2017, up from 26 percent the year before. The increase was achieved primarily by the addition of new grid-scale and private rooftop solar systems.

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February

February 15, 2018

Emergency underground repair work in Ala Moana area starts 11 p.m. tonight

As a reminder, Hawaiian Electric crews will be performing emergency repair work requiring an overnight outage starting at 11 p.m. today that will affect several businesses and condominiums in the Ala Moana area.

February 13, 2018

Eight-hour overnight outage to affect condos and businesses in Ala Moana area

Hawaiian Electric crews will be performing emergency repair work requiring an overnight outage starting late Thursday that will affect several businesses and condominiums in the Ala Moana area.

February 09, 2018

First Hawaiian Electric rate increase in 6 years approved

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has issued an order approving revised tariffs for Hawaiian Electric’s first base-rate increase in more than six years.

February 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies ask approval to seek new renewable generation for Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island

To continue progress toward achieving 100 percent clean energy for Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are asking the Public Utilities Commission for approval to seek 300 megawatts of generation powered by renewables.

February 08, 2018

The Hawaiian Electric Companies get the go-ahead on grid modernization plans

Regulators have approved for implementation the Hawaiian Electric Companies' multi-year grid modernization strategy, paving the way for upgrades that will create renewable-ready island grids and improve reliability.

February 08, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved 27 percent renewable energy in 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2017, up from 26 percent the year before. The increase was achieved primarily by the addition of new grid-scale and private rooftop solar systems.

February 07, 2018

The Hawaiian Electric Companies to launch two new rooftop solar programs

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will soon offer two new private rooftop solar programs designed to help maintain service reliability and stability as we integrate more renewable energy on our island grids.

February 07, 2018

Regulators approve new program to reward customers for sharing control of energy use

The Public Utilities Commission has approved a comprehensive new portfolio of programs that will reward customers of the Hawaiian Electric Companies who can use their own equipment to participate in the management of the electricity grid.

January

January 24, 2018

NRG Energy Breaks Ground on Three Hawaii Solar Projects

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), in partnership with the Hawaiian Electric Company, Kamehameha Schools and others, has broken ground on three grid-scale solar power projects on the island of Oahu that will significantly contribute to the Hawaii goal of 100percent clean, renewable energy for electricity by 2045.

January 22, 2018

State VEX Tournament Champions headed to VEX Worlds

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.

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