Important Dockets

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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At the end of August, the Consumer Advocate (CA), Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority, Hawaiian Electric Companies, Hawaii Solar Energy Association and Blue Planet Foundation submitted a stipulation to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) proposing revisions to the process for new and/or enhanced product approval for the Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) Program. The parties propose ...
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Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) has released the final draft of its Grid Modernization Strategy (GMS). The document describes the scope, purpose, and estimated cost of the work required to update HECO’s energy network and how it will help achieve a renewable portfolio standard of 100 percent by 2045. Public comments on the GMS shall be ...
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The Public Utilities Commission approved an interim increase in revenues for Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. of approximately $9,940,000, or 3.4% over revenues at current effective rates. Read for the full Interim Decision and Order No. 34766.

The Gas Company, LLC dba Hawaii Gas submitted its application on August 1 for approval to increase its existing gas utility rates and to revise certain rate schedules and rules. Hawaii Gas is seeking an approval of a revenue increase of $14,962,297  or 14.58% over revenues at current effective rates for the normalized 2018 test ...
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The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission accepted Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Power Supply Improvement Plan (PSIP) Update Report, and provided guidance regarding implementation and future planning activities, effectively closing the docket. Read the full Decision and Order No. 34696 and other documents of the application on the PUC Document Management System by searching Docket No. 2014-0183.

Hawaiian Electric Company filed its draft Grid Modernization Strategy on June 30, 2017. Read more details about the draft by searching Docket No. 2016-0087 in the PUC’s Document Management System. There is also a direct link to a copy of the draft on HECO’s website: https://www.hawaiianelectric.com/about-us/our-commitment/investing-in-the-future/grid-modernization-strategy Final Grid Modernization Strategy documents are due to the ...
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The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ request to extend its commercial public electric vehicle charging facilities for five years. The additional five-year extension will have the pilot program in effect until June 30, 2023. In its extension request the Companies sought at ten-year extension of the pilot program from 2018 ...
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In a recent Decision and Order, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved an increase of approximately 0.12 percent for Young Brothers, Limited’s (YB) intrastate revenues at present rates of $72,042,526, representing an increase in YB’s intrastate revenue requirement to $72,130,526 for the 2016 adjusted test year. The PUC also approved, in part, the Stipulated Settlement ...
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