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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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May

May 10, 2021

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.

May 06, 2021

Toby Taniguchi, president of KTA Super Stores, named to Hawaiian Electric board of directors

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.

May 04, 2021

Disconnection moratorium set to end 5/31/21

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.

April

April 28, 2021

Hawaiian Electric marks century of service in Maui County

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.

April 26, 2021

Hawaiian Electric selected to help develop microgrid map to improve resilience on Oahu

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).

April 22, 2021

Hawaiian Electric highlights decarbonization efforts, volunteerism on Earth Day

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.

April 13, 2021

Hawaiian Electric warns customers to watch for scams

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!

April 08, 2021

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.

April 07, 2021

Hawaiian Electric awards grants to environmental nonprofits

Hawaiian Electric has awarded a total of $60,000 in grants to four environmental nonprofit organizations working to protect and preserve Hawaii’s natural and cultural resources.

April 05, 2021

Oahu renters behind on utility bills urged to seek financial help through new City program starting today

Millions of dollars in federal assistance to households behind on rent and electric bills are now available through the City and County of Honolulu.

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