Driven by higher solar energy and wind production and lower consumer demand, Hawaiian Electric achieved a 34.5 percent consolidated renewable portfolio standard (RPS) in 2020.
The moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment has been extended through March 31, 2021, by order of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
Three new electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations are now open to the public at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center in Central Maui, Pi‘ilani Village Shopping Center in South Maui and Lahaina Aquatic Center in West Maui.
University of Hawaii and Hawaiian Electric agree on 'green tariff' to benefit campuses and community
The University of Hawaii and Hawaiian Electric have agreed to collaborate on an innovative renewable energy initiative to help the university achieve its net- zero energy goal and bring online more cost-effective, renewable energy resources to benefit the entire state.
Hawaiian Electric’s walk-in payment centers in Honolulu, Kahului, Hilo, Kona and Molokai, closed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, will permanently shut their doors due to declining use and customers adapting to other payment options.
Maui County customers can now retrieve outage information, receive outage alerts and see outages mapped on Maui, Molokai and Lanai from the Hawaiian Electric mobile app.
Hawaiian Electric’s proposal to launch shared solar or Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) programs and projects on Molokai and Lanai featuring solar photovoltaic (PV) paired with battery energy storage systems (BESS) will be the topic at separate community meetings.
Hawaii utilities urge customers to stay vigilant against scammers during Utility Scam Awareness Week, pandemic
Hawaii utilities are asking customers to remain vigilant as scam calls and phishing – already more prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic – ramp up heading into the holidays.
Continuing a long-time tradition of giving back to the community, Hawaiian Electric employees are raising funds for United Way chapters on Oahu, Maui County, and Hawaii Island through Stay Home, Cook Rice – A Pandemic Limited Edition cookbook.
Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) has begun supplying electricity to the Hawaii Island grid, two and a half years after the eruption of the Kilauea volcano put it out of operation.
The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved Hawaiian Electric’s acquisition of the electric distribution systems serving 12 U.S. Army installations on Oahu, including Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Army Airfield, Tripler Amy Medical Center, Fort Shafter and Army housing areas.