PUC directs HECO Companies to implement their Grid Modernization Strategy – Docket No. 2017-0226Posted on Feb 9, 2018 in Important Dockets
The Public Utilities Commission (PUC)) approved HECO Companies’ Grid Modernization Strategy in a Decision and Order on Feb. 7. The Strategy stated objectives are to:
- empower customer’s choice and provide safe, reliable, and affordable services;
- enable distributed resources to become a vital part of Hawaii’s renewable portfolio;
- leverage the electric grid to spur economic growth in Hawaii’s communities.
The Companies intend to implement the Strategy at a pace proportional to customer and grid needs.