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Demand Response

Save Money While You Help Hawaii Get Off Imported Oil

Hawaiian Electric Company's Demand Response (DR) program rewards residential and business customers for temporarily reducing their electricity during peak energy periods.

The program helps Hawaii reduce imported oil consumption, stabilizes electricity demand for everyone, and rewards you.

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New Aggregator Solutions

Hawaiian Electric is shifting to a new model for its Demand Response Program to use Aggregators for the delivery of grid services.

Hawaiian Electric has contracted with Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) to be the first Aggregator.

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OATI Key Alliance members that will be enrolling local customers include:

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Residential Solutions

Residents can earn monthly incentives while helping Hawaii reduce demand for imported oil and lower electricity cost for everyone.

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Business Solutions

Businesses reduce their electrical bills with monthly credits and incentives by automating energy saving strategies during unexpected peak periods.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us

For more information about Hawaiian Electric Company's Demand Response program, please email us at or call 94-power (947-6937).

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