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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.

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November

November 14, 2017

Hawaiian Electric and Pacific Biodiesel sign new contract for local biofuel for electricity generation on Oahu

Hawaiian Electric Company and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies have reached a new agreement for the Maui-based biofuel company to supply biodiesel processed from recycled waste cooking oil and other local feedstocks for the 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station, eight-megawatt Honolulu International Airport Emergency Power Facility, and other Oahu generation facilities as needed.

November 13, 2017

Hawaiian Electric workshop draws advocates to help advance electrification of transportation

More than 60 energy and transportation experts, dealers, manufacturers and public officials participated in a workshop convened by Hawaiian Electric on Nov. 9 at Hawaii Pacific University to discuss strategies for advancing Hawaii’s electrification of transportation efforts.

November 07, 2017

Hawaii teams win at 2017 Pan Pacific VEX

Robotics teams from Sacred Hearts Academy and Pearl City High School won their respective competition "Excellence Awards" at the 2017 Pan Pacific VEX Robotics Championships, qualifying both to participate in the 2018 VEX World Championships to be held next April in Louisville, Kentucky.

November 01, 2017

Fundraiser cookbook features favorite "go-to" recipes

Everyday Recipes for Everyday Energy, Hawaiian Electric's new cookbook to raise funds for Aloha United Way, is now available.

October

October 25, 2017

Kahe intake basin undergoing repairs

Underground erosion has forced the closure of a 25-30 foot section of the concrete walkway fronting the Kahe Power Plant intake basin.

October 24, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies begin process to solicit renewable energy proposals

To continue their progress toward achieving Hawaii's clean energy goals, the Hawaiian Electric Companies plan to seek new renewable energy projects for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island beginning in early 2018.

October 23, 2017

2017 Pan Pacific VEX championships scheduled Nov. 4-5

The 2017 Pan Pacific VEX Robotics Championships will be held Nov. 4-5, 2017 at the Campus Center Ballroom, University of Hawaii at Manoa, with more than 80 teams from Hawaii Island, Maui, Molokai, Oahu, California, and China competing for qualification slots at the 2018 VEX Worlds. The event is sponsored by the Hawaiian Electric Companies and Okinawa Enetech with the support of the Engineers Council - University of Hawaii. The event is free to the public.

October 10, 2017

HEI Charitable Foundation Commits $50,000 Towards Construction of Special Olympics Hawaii Sports and Wellness Center

Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation has committed $50,000 towards the construction of the Special Olympics Hawai‘i Sports and Wellness Center.

October 09, 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies warn customers to “Just hang up!” on scammers

Just hang up! That’s what the Hawaiian Electric Companies recommend as they begin a month-long campaign to alert customers about a recent spike in aggressive phone scams targeting electric customers.

October 04, 2017

The Hawaiian Electric Companies launch online tool to streamline solar application process

Customers submitting new applications to install private rooftop solar can now complete the process entirely online using a new tool launched by the Hawaiian Electric Companies.

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