Driven by higher solar energy and wind production and lower consumer demand, Hawaiian Electric achieved a 34.5 percent consolidated renewable portfolio standard (RPS) in 2020.
Millions of dollars in federal assistance to households behind on rent and electric bills are now available through the County of Maui.
Hawaiian Electric statement on motion seeking approval of Kapolei Energy Storage with fewer restrictions
Hawaiian Electric issued the following statement on its filing of a motion for reconsideration with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on the Kapolei Energy Storage (KES) project:
Hawaiian Electric develops plan to ramp up rooftop solar, other customer resources to meet 100% clean energy goals
Hawaiian Electric is seeking public input on its strategy to increase rooftop solar and similar customer energy resources to the scale needed to reach the state’s clean energy benchmarks. The company filed “Customer Energy Resources for Hawaii; A Customer-First CER Strategy for a 100% Clean Energy Future” with the Public Utilities Commission.
Toby Taniguchi, president and chief operating officer of KTA Super Stores and a longtime business and community leader on Hawaii Island, has been appointed to the board of directors of Hawaiian Electric.
The end of the moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment – May 31, 2021 – is fast approaching. Hawaiian Electric customers with a past due balance are urged to set up a payment plan that can stretch installments over many months.
In commemoration of 100 years of serving its customers and communities on Maui, Molokai, and Lanai, Hawaiian Electric is recognizing 21 non-profit organizations across the county with a total contribution of over $11,000.
Hawaiian Electric will help identify areas on Oahu that are optimal for developing microgrids to build a more resilient electric grid. The mapping is one of 11 initiatives selected as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s inaugural Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP).
Hawaiian Electric, on Earth Day, is reaffirming its commitment to help build more resilient communities and decarbonize energy systems across its five-island service territory.
Using scare tactics and trickery, scammers are pretending to be Hawaiian Electric and threatening to disconnect customers’ electric service unless “overdue” bills are cleared with prepaid debit cards. Don’t be scammed!
Hawaii Island renters behind on utility bills urged to seek financial help through new County program starting Monday
Millions of dollars in federal assistance to households behind on rent and electric bills will be available through the Hawaii County Emergency Rental Assistance Program starting Monday, April 12.