Customers challenged by the financial impact of COVID-19 are urged to apply now for utility bill assistance from government and nonprofit sources. Millions of dollars in federal CARES Act funding are available only until the end of the year.
As part of Hawaii Electric Light Company’s investigation into the theft of payments at its Kilauea Avenue drop box, the company requests that customers who dropped off payments between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, call Customer Service at (808) 969-6999.
Progress on renewable energy and resilience continued to drive the transformation of the Hawaiian Electric Companies in 2018.
In partnership with the County of Maui, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), Ulupono Initiative, Blue Planet Foundation and Hitachi, Maui Electric, proposed today to assume ownership and operation of the existing electric vehicle fast-charging network established on Maui through the JUMPSmartMaui demonstration project.
Hawaii Electric Light Company is investigating the theft of envelopes from a payment drop box outside its main office at 1200 Kilauea Ave. in Hilo. Video surveillance shows a man prying the box open late Friday evening, Dec. 14.
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.
Hawaii Electric Light Company today proposed an increase of Hawaii Island base rates to help pay for rising operating costs, including the use of new tools to modernize the grid and continue a comprehensive vegetation management plan to reduce outages.
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.