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The University of Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiian Electric Companies have committed to collaborate on development of 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. The initiative aims to develop a “green tariff,” subject to approval by the Public Utilities Commission, ...
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Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies have reached a new agreement for the Maui-based company to supply biodiesel processed from recycled waste cooking oil and other local feedstocks for the 50-megawatt Schofield Generating Station, eight-megawatt Honolulu. Read more details about the application by searching Docket No. 2017-0393 in the PUC Document Management System. You ...
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Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i, HI – 11/03/17 – KIUC has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for services and equipment supply for the Puʻu ʻŌpae Energy Project. Located on the west side of Kauaʻi, the project incorporates PV and pumped storage hydro technology and could provide up to 15 percent of the island’s energy needs. KIUC has ...
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Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) is now offering an online tool for submitting new applications to install private rooftop solar. The Customer Interconnection Tool (CIT) is a start-to-finish online solar application process that allows its utility customers to check the status of their applications of the Customer Self-Supply program. CIT allows applicants to submit all of their ...
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Update as of 9/29/2017: Division of Consumer Advocacy’s Preliminary Statement of Position Two telecommunications companies, Hawaiian Telcom and Cincinnati Bell have announced a definitive agreement to merge. Both entities will continue to maintain their separate local brand identities and operations. The transaction is subject to federal and state regulatory approvals. Also, the entities expect the ...
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October Marks Energy Action Month

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Hot Topics

Energy Action Month brings attention to the sustainability of our world and addresses shared energy challenges as well as encourages diverse, clean and efficient energy production. There are many ways you can reduce your energy consumption and thus, your carbon footprint, helping to reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment and leave behind a cleaner world ...
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National Drive Electric Week, September 9-17, 2017, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. Read more about National Drive Electric Week on this website: driveelectricweek.org.

HECO Launches New Mobile App

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in Hot Topics

Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) has made available a free mobile app to download in the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores. The apps allows customers to sign up for services such as paperless billing and provide instant alerts on utility work or weather-related events. A key feature of the app is the mobile outage map, ...
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