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February 15, 2021

Hawaiian Electric hits nearly 35% renewable energy, exceeding state mandate

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.

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February

February 24, 2021

Hawaiian Electric employees win EPRI 2020 Technology Transfer Awards for innovation

Seven Hawaiian Electric employees have been selected to receive the prestigious Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) 2020 Technology Transfer Awards in the Power Delivery & Utilization and Generation Technology sectors. The honor recognizes their leadership and innovation on collaborative research and technology projects that produced significant results.

February 23, 2021

Hawaii Island outage map now available on Hawaiian Electric mobile app

Customers can now conveniently retrieve timely outage information, receive outage alerts, and see outages mapped on Hawaii Island from the Hawaiian Electric mobile app.

February 15, 2021

Hawaiian Electric hits nearly 35% renewable energy, exceeding state mandate

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.

February 10, 2021

Due to high demand, Utility Bill Assistance Program closed to new applicants after 2 days

The Hawaii Utility Bill Assistance Program established by Hawaiian Electric and Aloha United Way is closed to new applications due to high demand that led to nearly $2 million being committed to 2,700 households in two days.

February 04, 2021

Hawaiian Electric and Aloha United Way launch Hawaii Utility Bill Assistance Program

Hawaiian Electric is the founding sponsor of Aloha United Way’s new statewide program to help qualifying families recover from the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

January

January 25, 2021

Rooftop solar installations up 55% despite pandemic, boosting industry and Hawaii economy

Despite concerns the COVID-19 pandemic would slow the installation of private rooftop solar, Hawaiian Electric saw a 55 percent jump in new customer-sited systems in 2020 compared to 2019.

January 19, 2021

Hawaiian Electric speeds up rooftop solar interconnections

Many customers installing new rooftop solar systems will get to see their electricity costs reduced faster under Quick Connect, a new Hawaiian Electric program that will accelerate the process for turning on new systems.

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