Hawaiian Electric continues to adjust its operations to reduce the potential spread of coronavirus, including postponing less urgent repair and maintenance work, and closing walk-in customer payment centers at least through April.
Hawaiian Electric Companies issue call for projects to accelerate islands' renewable energy transition
Our companies are beginning Hawaii’s largest procurement effort for renewable energy resources to end the use of coal and reduce reliance on imported oil for power generation, moving the state closer to its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.
Our crews completed repairs to a transmission line damaged by a fallen tree in Hakalau.
AES Solar West Oahu, a 12.5-megawatt (MW) solar project with a 50-megawatt-hour energy storage system, has been approved by the Public Utilities Commission.
In order to help pay for operating and capital costs, including upgrades to strengthen the grid and integrate more renewable energy, a rate increase is being proposed on Oahu.
Aug. 26 – Aug. 30: Maui Electric aerial line inspections using unmanned aerial technology, helicopter
Our company will be using unmanned aircraft, or drones, and a helicopter for routine aerial power line inspections from Monday, Aug. 26 to Friday, Aug. 30, throughout the island of Maui and weather permitting.
Upon approval by the Public Utilities Commission, anticipated later this year, our renewable energy procurements will be open to bids from developers locally and globally.
Hawaii Electric Light Company ranked seventh and Hawaiian Electric Company was eighth nationally for connecting the most energy storage per customer to their grids in 2018, earning spots on the annual Top 10 utility industry list compiled by the national nonprofit Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA).
Mark your calendars and save the date for a community celebration of Waimanalo.
To encourage electric vehicle use in Hawaii, the Hawaiian Electric Companies have conducted the first study that pinpoints the areas where expanded public charging options would create a “critical backbone” supporting EV-driving commuters and tourists and help optimize operation of the electric grid.
This year, we commemorate 125 years of providing electric service to Hawaii Island.