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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January 30, 2017

Hawaiian Electric and Stem, Inc. successfully test 1 MW of energy storage at 29 commercial customer sites

Hawaiian Electric Company and Stem, Inc. have successfully tested nearly one megawatt (MW) of intelligent, energy storage systems deployed at 29 commercial customer sites on Oahu.

January 25, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan offer utility customers $10,000 rebate on a new Nissan LEAF® sedan

The Hawaiian Electric Companies and Nissan North America are offering electric utility customers a $10,000 rebate off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price on the all-electric Nissan LEAF® sedan at participating dealers.

January 25, 2017

Waianae Solar online, adding to Hawaiian Electric’s renewable generation

With the 27.6-megawatt Waianae Solar project coming into service, the Hawaiian Electric Companies take another step on the path to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2045.

January 24, 2017

Public, first responders warned never to touch fallen lines

After high winds caused hundreds of outages across the islands, Hawaiian Electric crew members on Oahu saw in two separate instances that first responders or members of the public had moved fallen power lines, endangering themselves and others.

January 18, 2017

Hawaiian Electric Companies to offer discounted medical needs rate

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will offer a special medical needs rate pilot program for customers of all three companies, subject to Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval. The pilot rate will go into effect on April 1, 2017 for two years.

January 10, 2017

Hawaiian Electric’s “Kokua Champions” give back to their communities

In recognition of their exemplary volunteer service to the community during the past year, Hawaiian Electric employees Sam Nichols, Rebecca Dayhuff Matsushima, Sandra Nada, and Keith Webster each received the 2016 Kokua Community Champion Service Award from the HEI Charitable Foundation.

January 09, 2017

Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light to seek more renewable energy for Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Hawaii Island

Maui Electric Company and Hawaii Electric Light Company today asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to start the process to seek new renewable energy generation on Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Hawaii Island.

January 06, 2017

Elementary school students illustrate their New Year’s energy resolutions

Elementary school students are starting the New Year with their resolutions made to save energy, as part of the 2016–2017 Home Energy Challenge

January 05, 2017

Hawaiian Electric seeks onshore wind farm developers on Oahu

To potentially save money for its customers, Hawaiian Electric Company wants to determine if there are independent developers capable of building utility-scale onshore wind projects on Oahu that would be able to take advantage of the federal investment tax credit for wind power that expires in 2019.

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