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Feed-In Tariff Program
The Hawaiian Electric Companies' Feed-In Tariff ("FIT") program is designed to encourage the addition of more renewable energy projects in Hawaii. Pre-established FIT rates and standardized FIT contract terms provide an easy way for individuals, small businesses, governmental entities, or other developers to sell renewable energy to the Hawaiian Electric Companies.
Active Queue status can be viewed through the link below.
As of April 1, 2017, the FIT Independent Observer, Accion Group LLC, is no longer managing the FIT queues. The FIT program on all Islands and All Tiers are closed to new applications. Applicants with projects in active development are instructed to direct all communications through their respective companies email addresses shown below:
- Oahu - email@example.com
- Maui, Lanai, Molokai - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hawaii Island - email@example.com
The Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program is closed to new applications. On December 5, 2014 the Public Utilities commission issued Decision and Order No. 32499 in Docket No. 2013-0194 which approved the Companies’ and Independent Observer’s Joint Plan for administration of the FIT queues. Pursuant to the Order, projects in the FIT Reserve queue were removed and milestones established for the remaining projects in the FIT Active Queue.
The order stated that "future revisions or modifications to the FIT program will be addressed either in Docket No. 2014-0192, which has been established to review the HECO Companies' PSIPs".1
 In the Matter of Public Utilities Commission Instituting an Investigation to Reexamine the Feed-In Tariff for Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., and Maui Electric Company Limited, Docket 2013-0194, Order No. 32499 filed on December 05, 2014, at 90.
Pursuant to Decision and Order No. 32499 in Docket No. 2013-0194, Hawaiian Electric filed updated FIT Tariffs for all Tiers and an updated Schedule FIT Tier 1 and Tier 2 Appendix I Standard Agreement on December 22, 2014.
- Schedule FIT Tier 1 and Tier 2 Tariff
- Schedule FIT Tier 3 Tariff
- Schedule FIT Tier 1 and Tier 2 Appendix I Standard Agreement
- Schedule FIT Tier 3 Appendix I Standard Agreement
- PUC Rule No. 14
Management of the FIT Application and Queuing Process
The FIT application and queuing process is managed by the Hawaiian Electric Companies in accordance with the Schedule FIT tariff and other Orders and guidance issued by the Commission.
For questions and inquires regarding the Hawaiian Electric Companies' FIT program, please contact us using the information below:
Hawaiian Electric Company
Phone: (808) 543-4044
Contract Administration CP21-XB
PO Box 2750
Honolulu, HI 96840
Maui Electric Company
Attention Renewable Energy, FIT Program
PO BOX 398
Kahului, HI 96733
Hawaii Electric Light Company
Energy Services Department FIT Administrator
1200 Kilauea Avenue
Hilo, HI 96720