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November 03, 2023

Hawaiian Electric advances Wildfire Safety Strategy, expands grid resilience work

Hawaiian Electric today announced actions it is taking as part of its Wildfire Safety Strategy, particularly in drought-stricken areas at elevated risk for wildfires.

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February

February 03, 2022

New pilot program to offer lower rate as incentive for businesses, building owners to host EV chargers

A new Hawaiian Electric pilot program aimed at encouraging greater electric vehicle adoption will reduce the cost for commercial customers to provide EV charging at locations such as office buildings, fleet facilities, shopping malls and condominiums.

February 02, 2022

Grants support programs to mitigate climate change impacts

Hawaiian Electric has awarded grants totalling $77,000 to seven environmental and conservation nonprofit organizations whose programs are aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change through education, stewardship and reforestation.

January

January 26, 2022

Hawaiian Electric to issue $2 million in ‘Kokua Fund’ one-time bill credits to past-due customers

Hawaiian Electric will apply $2 million in bill credits for customers who have struggled to pay their electric bill during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kokua Fund Bill Credit Program will automatically provide a one-time credit of $90 to past-due balances for about 22,000 residential and business customers by Jan. 31.

January 13, 2022

Solar hits new milestone with over 1,000 megawatts now online on five islands served by Hawaiian Electric

A total of 1,019 megawatts of solar capacity has been integrated into Hawaiian Electric grids as of Dec. 31, 2021, a major milestone as the company works to cut carbon emissions from power generation 70% by 2030.

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