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November 22, 2022

Hawaiian Electric announces 7 solar projects to benefit low- and moderate-income customers on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui

Hawaiian Electric has selected seven solar projects on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui to be the first on each island to offer the shared solar program (also known as community-based renewable energy or CBRE) to help lower the electric bills of customers who meet low- and moderate-income (LMI) levels and are unable to install privately-owned rooftop solar.

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May

May 03, 2022

Molokai residents invited to free drive-through for energy-savings kit on May 11

Molokai residents are invited to pick up a free kit containing energy-saving items to help reduce energy use at home on Wednesday, May 11, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the following drive-through locations on the island.

April

April 28, 2022

Hawaiian Electric selects developer for largest utility-scale solar project, first shared solar program on Lanai

Hawaiian Electric has selected Onyx Development Group LLC, the development arm of Onyx Renewable Partners L.P., to build and maintain Mikiola Solar, the largest utility-scale renewable energy project on Lanai and the island’s first to offer the shared solar program (also known as community-based renewable energy or CBRE).

April 22, 2022

Hawaiian Electric, Hawaii Energy launch ‘Power to Change’ campaign on Earth Day, urging conservation

To mark Earth Day, Hawaiian Electric and Hawaii Energy are urging customers to save energy, money and the environment as part of their “Power to Change” campaign.

April 21, 2022

Hawaiian Electric seeks additional shared solar project proposals on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island

Hawaiian Electric is seeking additional project proposals to provide customers on Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island the opportunity to participate in a shared solar program (also called community-based renewable energy or CBRE).

April 12, 2022

Hawaiian Electric highlights climate change action, renewable energy progress in 2021-22 Sustainability Report

Despite the ongoing pandemic and supply chain issues, Hawaiian Electric continues to address climate change, reducing carbon emissions in 2021.

April 07, 2022

Hawaiian Electric debuts new webpage to track key company performance scorecards and metrics

Hawaiian Electric has launched a webpage where customers can track the company’s progress toward meeting performance targets that support its clean energy transformation and customer service.

April 06, 2022

Record $519,000 raised by Hawaiian Electric employees, retirees for Aloha United Way in 2021

Keeping alive a company tradition of giving back to its communities, Hawaiian Electric employees on Oahu ran a year-long fundraising campaign in 2021 that raised $519,665.20 for Aloha United Way, the nonprofit helping to identify and solve the community’s most pressing needs. The amount raised is one of the largest contributions to AUW by Hawaiian Electric employees over the past two decades.

April 05, 2022

Hawaiian Electric to continue discounted rate for customers with special medical issues, equipment

Hawaiian Electric has established a permanent program that offers a discounted rate to customers with special medical needs, including those dependent on life-support equipment at home. The rate is available to 2,000 residential customers.

March

March 30, 2022

Hawaiian Electric upgrades Battery Bonus program with new perks for customers who add storage to PV systems

Hawaiian Electric is making its Battery Bonus program more attractive for customers by offering new incentives that include a bill credit for electricity exported to the grid and a monthly peak capacity payment based on the size of a customer’s battery system.

March 29, 2022

More than 30 Hawaii VEX® Robotics teams qualify for World event

Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric, the Hawaii VEX Robotics State Championships held in February and March qualified 32 out of 77 Hawaii VEX robotics teams to advance to the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas, May 3-12.

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