April 01, 2024

New framework streamlines choices for Hawaiian Electric customers in rooftop solar and energy storage programs

Hawaiian Electric today launched a new framework that streamlines choices for customers participating in the company’s rooftop solar energy programs. “Smart Renewable Energy” represents the next step in Hawaiian Electric’s push to bring more customer-sited renewable energy resources onto the grid as Hawaii strives to achieve its ambitious clean energy goals.

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July 21, 2020

Hawaiian Electric offers payment plans to help customers

To assist residents and businesses dealing with the financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic, Hawaiian Electric is offering special payment plan options to customers, including extending payments over time.

July 13, 2020

Hawaiian Electric proposes to speed use of electric buses

Hawaiian Electric has proposed a project to speed adoption of electric buses in public, private and school bus fleets on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii islands. The company is asking the Public Utilities Commission to approve an eBus Make-Ready Infrastructure Pilot Project.

July 08, 2020

Hawaiian Electric opens sixth EV fast charger on Hawaii Island

Hawaiian Electric has installed a DC fast charger for electric vehicles at the new Puna Kai Shopping Center in Pahoa. It is the sixth publicly-accessible fast charger owned and operated by Hawaiian Electric on Hawaii Island.

July 01, 2020

29 planned renewable projects represent $3.5-$4 billion clean energy investment in Hawaii

The 29 grid-scale renewable energy projects planned or under construction on four islands represent between $3.5 billion and $4 billion in investment in Hawaii’s clean energy economy, according to an estimate by Hawaiian Electric.


June 29, 2020

Hawaiian Electric extends moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment through Sept. 1

Hawaiian Electric will extend the moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment through Sept. 1, and urges customers who are having difficulty paying their bill to contact the company well before September to consider payment options.

June 18, 2020

Private rooftop solar increasing despite COVID-19 pandemic

Rooftop solar applications and interconnections are increasing this year over last year, despite the coronavirus pandemic, across Hawaiian Electric’s five-island service territory.

June 15, 2020

Land, rooftops and even parking lots sought for renewable energy development

Hawaiian Electric is seeking information from owners of land or even large rooftops and parking lots on the islands of Oahu, Hawaii island, Maui, and Molokai that could be available for future renewable energy projects that will benefit all electric customers.

June 05, 2020

May electric bill higher? Here’s why

Hawaiian Electric residential customers may be receiving higher bills than last month, for several reasons.

June 03, 2020

Hawaiian Electric to host online eBus planning discussion

Hawaiian Electric will host the first of three Drive Electric Dialogues focused on Electric Bus Make Ready Infrastructure on Wednesday, June 10, 10-11:30 am.

June 02, 2020

Hawaiian Electric posts new renewable energy projects’ details

Hawaiian Electric has posted details of 16 solar-plus-storage or standalone-storage projects selected in the latest phase of the clean energy transition for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.

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