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October 09, 2018

Hawaiian Electric Companies select 7 solar-plus-storage projects for record increase in renewable energy

Seven major solar-plus-storage projects on three islands, representing the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history, are now in contract negotiations between developers and the Hawaiian Electric Companies.

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April

April 21, 2017

On Earth Day, Hawaiian Electric Companies note progress in reducing emissions, use of fossil fuel

Earth Day offers an opportunity to assess where we are, where we are heading and at what pace, at Hawaiian Electric Companies.

April 12, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies open up capacity for grid-supply solar program

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are adding capacity to the Customer Grid-Supply (CGS) program that credits solar customers for the excess electricity they send to the grid.

April 03, 2017

Customers with special medical needs may now apply for discounted rate

Customers of the three Hawaiian Electric Companies with special medical needs may now apply for a discounted electric rate.

March

March 08, 2017

In 2016, 26 percent of electricity used by Hawaiian Electric Companies came from renewables

The Hawaiian Electric Companies reached a nearly 26 percent Renewable Portfolio Standard in 2016, up from 23 percent the previous year.

February

February 15, 2017

Hawaiian Electric engineer wins national technology award for EV work

Hawaiian Electric engineer Jimmy Yao has been honored with a prestigious Technology Transfer Award from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) for achievements in research and development.

February 14, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies provide disabled customers improved access to online services

The Hawaiian Electric Companies now offer the free eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app so customers, regardless of ability, can access all three company websites seamlessly and hands-free.

February 09, 2017

Hawaiian Electric provides second EV fast charger at Ward Avenue site

Hawaiian Electric Company has added a second DC Fast Charger for electric vehicles at 820 Ward Avenue.

February 07, 2017

Hawaiian Electric donations support science and robotics

A $5,000 grant from Hawaiian Electric to the Hawaii State Science Olympiad (HSSO) will support the nonprofit’s 2017 tournament season, and marks another “Act of Aloha” commemorating Hawaiian Electric’s 125th anniversary.

February 01, 2017

Hawaiian Electric’s new electric vehicle fast charging station opens at Waianae Mall

Hawaiian Electric Company has opened a new electric vehicle (EV) fast charger at Waianae Mall at 86-120 Farrington Highway, the seventh utility-owned and operated charger on Oahu and 10th across the Hawaiian Electric service territories.

January

January 31, 2017

NRG and Hawaiian Electric Reach New Power Purchase Agreements to Revive Major Solar Projects on Oahu

NRG Energy, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Company have reached power purchase agreements (PPAs) for Hawaiian Electric to buy electricity generated by two Oahu grid-scale solar facilities.

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