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.
Progress on renewable energy and resilience continued to drive the transformation of the Hawaiian Electric Companies in 2018.
The 2019 Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Hawaii State VEX VRC Robotics Championship featuring Hawaii’s top middle and high school robotics teams will be held Jan. 12, 2019 at the University of Hawaii, Manoa Campus Center Ballroom.
Another solar-plus-storage project is now planned for Oahu, joining three other grid-scale solar projects recently selected by Hawaiian Electric Company in a procurement effort to expand the state’s renewable energy portfolio.
Nissan North America, Greenlots, Inc., and EVgo are bringing the popular “No Charge to Charge” (NCTC) promotion to the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ service territory. It provides up to two years of free fast-charging for those who purchase or lease a new Nissan LEAF from certified dealers in Hawaii after Nov. 1, 2018.
Phone scammers kicked into high gear this week, targeting Hawaiian Electric Companies’ customers – mainly small businesses and churches. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are warning customers to “Just Hang Up!” on scammers who are much more active during the holidays.
Hawaiian Electric contributes $70,000 to support education programs and initiatives for Hawaii students
In the second and third quarter of 2018, Hawaiian Electric contributed a total of $70,000 to support programs and initiatives aimed at advancing educational excellence for more than 20,000 students in grades K-12
Hawaiian Electric Companies update electric vehicle strategic roadmap as U.S. celebrates 1 million EV sales
As electric industry leaders convene in Washington, D.C. tomorrow to mark one-million plug-in electric vehicle sold in the United States, the Hawaiian Electric Companies are releasing an expanded update of the Electrification of Transportation Strategic Roadmap that quantifies benefits of clean transportation.
Thirty employees of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light are headed to fire-devastated Northern California to help Pacific Gas & Electric Company restore power to thousands of customers.
Hawaiian Electric Company is further advancing Hawaii’s clean energy goals with a new power purchase agreement with EE Ewa LLC to buy electricity from a 46.8-megawatt facility to be known as Palehua Wind.
Hawaii utilities join forces against aggressive scammers, alert customers during Utility Scam Awareness Week
Hawaii residents and small businesses are losing thousands of dollars to increasingly aggressive thieves and scam artists posing as utility workers and bill collectors.