The Hawaiian Electric Companies achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2017, up from 26 percent the year before. The increase was achieved primarily by the addition of new grid-scale and private rooftop solar systems.
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As the New Year approaches, the Hawaiian Electric Companies want to remind everyone to celebrate safely. Here are some things to keep in mind as the holiday season continues.
An alliance comprised of two robotics teams from Pearl City High School and one team from Punahou School were named the tournament champions at the 3rd annual Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii High School State VEX Championship held on Dec. 12.
The 3rd annual Hawaiian Electric Companies Hawaii State VEX Championship, featuring 32 high school robotics teams from across the state, will be held Dec. 12, 2015 at the Pearl City High School cafeteria, 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
NextEra Energy, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. today announced that support for the companies’ proposed merger continues to grow at a steady pace, as evidenced by the more than 25 diverse groups that in recent weeks have voiced support for the transaction.
Hawaiian Electric has contributed a total of $73,000 to the following Oahu nonprofit organizations in support of community programs, environmental sustainability, health and human services, and STEM education:
Customers of Hawaiian Electric and Maui Electric this month are seeing the lowest monthly electric bills in more than five years, largely due to the continued drop in fuel prices. And on Hawaii Island, customers of Hawaii Electric Light are benefitting even further, with the lowest monthly bills in more than six years.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have proposed to expand their time-of-use rate options to help customers gain more control over their electric bills, support increased use of renewable energy, and promote the adoption of new technologies such as energy storage and electric vehicles.
Hawaiian Electric Companies propose new time-of-use rates to help public schools manage electric bills as they install more air-conditioning
The Hawaiian Electric Companies have proposed to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission new, lower day-time electric rates for the Hawaii Department of Education that could help public schools manage their electricity costs as they add more air conditioning and cooling equipment, while also using renewable energy that is available during day-time hours.
Hawaiian Electric dedicates first utility-owned EV Fast Charger for Windward drivers at Koolau Center
Electric vehicle drivers on Oahu’s Windward side have a new charging option that offers relief from “range anxiety.” Hawaiian Electric Company, in partnership with the J.H. Schnack Estate, Inc., has opened a utility-owned and operated DC Fast Charger at Koolau Center in Kaneohe.
A five-acre farm in Makaha Valley run by the nonprofit Hoa Aina O Makaha recently got a makeover by volunteers from Hawaiian Electric and their families during a four-hour community workday to help revitalize and beautify the Leeward Oahu educational and cultural resource.