With the planned closure of the coal-burning AES Hawaii power plant on Oahu and retirement of Maui's oldest oil-fired plant within the next five years, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are beginning the second phase of an ambitious renewable resource procurement to continue the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to clean energy.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies today outlined a detailed plan charting the near-term actions that will lead to the use of renewable resources to meet 100 percent of Hawaii's power generation needs by 2045.
As 5,000th EV is registered in Hawaii, Drive Electric Hawaii is formed to promote electric transportation for a clean energy future
Eight key organizations have agreed to collaborate on electrification of ground transportation in Hawaii as an essential part of achieving the state’s clean energy goals
Hawaiian Electric’s Smart Power for Schools program has provided public schools with cutting-edge equipment that will help them save energy and teach students about the technology that will help manage the electric grid of the future.
Hawaiian Electric today proposed the first increase of Oahu base rates in nearly six years to help pay for operating costs, including system upgrades to increase reliability, improve customer service and integrate more renewable energy.
Alliance for Drama Education has received a $7,000 grant from Hawaiian Electric to support its T-Shirt Theatre performances of “Takes a Village,” a play that explores the universal message of intergenerational wisdom and its positive impact on youth.
As one of the company’s “125 Acts of Aloha” commemorating its 125th anniversary, Hawaiian Electric has donated $10,000 to Special Olympics Hawaii, the nonprofit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Hawaiian Electric Companies gathering information on land available for renewable energy development
To help accelerate and inform efforts to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, the Hawaiian Electric Companies today launched an effort to gather information about land that may be made available for future renewable energy projects that will benefit all electric customers.
Hawaiian Electric is asking the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval to install two new 46 kilovolt (kV) cables serving Waikiki crossing under the Ala Wai Canal to make way for dredging of the canal.
As of Dec. 2, 1,008 customers had signed up for the Hawaiian Electric Companies new Time-of-Use rates, a program that will charge customers less for power used during the day – when solar energy production is highest – and more at night.
During this season of giving, Hawaiian Electric has donated $10,000 to the Blood Bank of Hawaii, the nonprofit organization providing lifesaving blood products to patients across the state.