Integrated Grid Planning

Stakeholder Council

The Stakeholder Council represents our customers and broad stakeholder interests in Hawaii. The Stakeholder Council is a key element of and one of the several stakeholder groups in the overall stakeholder engagement process essential for IGP success.

The Stakeholder Council helps ensure alignment of Hawaiian Electric's plans with customer and stakeholder interests and facilitates the development of broadly supportive action plans. The Stakeholder Council consists of one member from the following representative stakeholder interests (in alphabetical order):

  • City/County representative (one from each county)
  • Community delegate (one from each island)
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Demand Response
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Storage
  • Environmental Advocate
  • Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
  • Independent Power Producers (utility-scale resources)
  • Large commercial and industrial customers
  • Office of State Planning
  • Small Solar Developers
  • State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism
  • Sustainability Advocate (local)
  • Sustainability Advocate (national)
  • Technical Advisory Panel Chair
  • U.S. Department of Defense

Meeting Documents

December 5, 2022

Stakeholder provided presentation on geothermal, reviewed follow up on past Stakeholder Council meetings, and provided update on resilience and Stage 3 RFP.

November 30, 2022

Reviewed pathway to Net Zero and summary of community engagement.

September 29, 2022

Provided an update on the IGP schedule and on-going community engagement efforts related to renewable energy zones.

May 18, 2022

Provided an update on community engagement efforts, on-going procurements for new resources, and the TAP chairs a summary of TAP activities since November 2021.

January 24, 2022

Presented IGP schedule, (stakeholder and community) engagement strategy. Introduced Hawaii Powered public messaging.

November 9, 2021

Recapped reliability meeting and feedback. Presented preventive and mitigation solutions for resilience.

October 28, 2021

Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) progress update from Andrew Hoke (TAP Chair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory). Presented generation reliability metrics.

June 23, 2021

Discussed load and renewable scenarios and sensitivities.

June 18, 2021

Presented HECO modeling framework, inputs, and assumptions. Reviewed latest Oahu resource plan. SWITCH analysis presented by Ulupono.

April 27, 2021

Presented an overview of the RFP process for resource procurement.

March 29, 2021

Ulupono presented an overview of strategic docket alignment.

March 9, 2021

Ulupono presented an overview of performance-based regulation.

August 18, 2020

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) presented an overview of the Wind and PV technical potential study.

June 1, 2020

Discussed the Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) Review Point Letter and Stage 2 Final Award Group.

March 12, 2020

Reviewed forecasts and modeling sensitivities.

January 16, 2020

Reviewed preliminary forecasts, assumptions, resilience planning criteria, and resilience modeling.

November 7, 2019

Reviewed stakeholder council objectives, groups, roles, and responsibilities. Addressed challenges facing the Company.

August 23, 2019

Presented an overview of HAVEN and Soft Launch. Summarized the July 31, 2019 IGP Filing and latest resource plans.

May 8, 2019

Elijah Pack (AEMO) presented an overview of the Australian power system and best practices for planning.

February 20, 2019

Discussed Stakeholder Council, Workgroups Status, and Hazard Mitigation Plan.

January 22, 2019

Overviewed working group objectives and Stakeholder Council members recruitment.

November 8, 2018

Walked through DRAFT IGP Workplan and collected feedback.

August 30, 2018

Clarified the objectives and responsibilities for participation in the IGP Stakeholder Council.