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Hawaii Island Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation RFP

RFP Questions: PowerAdvocate Platform Technical Support: Phone: 857-453-5800 and by email:

RFP Update (February 28, 2018)

The Hawaii Electric Light Company submitted to the PUC its Final Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation RFP and supporting documentation for the island of Hawaii on February 27, 2018 as directed under Order No. 35286. The final RFP documents are available at the links below.

The RFPs are now open. Bidders must submit proposals via Power Advocate, an electronic procurement platform. See Appendix E of the RFPs for registration, user information and instructional information. Bids must be received through Power Advocate by Monday, April 30, 2018, 2:00 pm Hawaii Standard time (HST).

The Hawaiian Electric Companies February 27, 2018 Filing:

During the RFP open period, all questions may be submitted to the Company via the PowerAdvocate Messaging tab. After the RFP event closes questions may be submitted to

Information for PowerAdvocate Platform technical support can be referenced in Appendix E of the RFP. PowerAdvocate Platform support is available from 8 AM to 8 PM Eastern Time (2 AM to 2 PM Hawaii Standard Time when daylight savings is in effect) Monday to Friday, except for Holidays posted on the PowerAdvocate website, both by phone: 857-453-5800 and by e-mail:

RFP Update (January 6, 2017)

On January 6, 2017, Hawaii Electric Light asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for permission to begin the process of acquiring new renewable energy generation on the island of Hawaii that can be placed in service by the end of 2020, consistent with the Near-Term Resource Plan proposed in the Company's Power Supply Improvement Plan.

More information will be posted to this page when available.