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Today the Division of Consumer Advocacy filed its Pre-Hearing Brief in the NextEra – Hawaiian Electric Merger. The Brief is filed in advance of the evidentiary hearing to be held November 30 – December 16 at the Neal Blaisdell Center. You can read the Division of Consumer Advocacy’s Brief here.

Today the Public Utilities Commission issued an order regarding Hawaiian Electric’s Power Supply Improvement Plans. These plans were Hawaiian Electric’s response to the PUC’s April 2014 directive requiring Hawaiian Electric to create long-term resource plans aligned with Hawaii state energy policy. The plans were meant to increase the use of renewable energy, lower customer bills, and ...
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The Division of Consumer Advocacy today filed its rebuttal testimonies in the NextEra Energy, Inc. – HECO Companies merger application. Click here to access an electronic public copy of the filing. Other public documents in the merger docket are available for viewing on the PUC’s Document Management System. Go to http://dms.puc.hawaii.gov/dms/ and enter Docket No. 2015-0022.

The Division of Consumer Advocacy filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission to subpoena Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. President and CEO Constance Lau and NextEra Energy, Inc. President and CEO James Robo to provide testimony related to the merger application. Click here to read an electronic copy of the filing.

The Division of Consumer Advocacy today filed its direct testimonies in the NextEra Energy, Inc. – HECO Companies merger application. Click here to access an electronic public copy of the filing. Other public documents in the merger docket are available for viewing on the PUC’s Document Management System. Go to http://dms.puc.hawaii.gov/dms/ and enter Docket No. ...
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The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has set formal evidentiary hearings and public listening sessions on the merger between NextEra and Hawaiian Electric. There will be three formal evidentiary hearings at the Blaisdell Center on Ward Avenue from 9:30am to 5:00pm on the following dates: November 30-December 3 December 7-11 December 14-16 There will be seven ...
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Free energy saving kits

Posted on Apr 2, 2015 in Hot Topics

Hawaii Energy is providing qualifying residents with a limited amount of free energy saving kits. For more information and to apply for one, visit: www.hawaiienergy.com/kits

PUC orders

Posted on Apr 1, 2015 in Key Dockets

The Public Utilities Commission issued a series of orders yesterday regarding distributed energy resource (“DER”) policies and decoupling. Read Order No. 32735 regarding the Commission’s investigation into existing decoupling mechanisms (Docket No. 2013-0141) here. Read Decision and Order No. 32736 regarding Hawaiian Electric’s request to modify Tariff Rule 14H, Interconnection of Distributed Generating Facilities Operating ...
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Hawaii Energy is alerting consumers about a possible phone scam. An unauthorized person reportedly posed as a Hawaii Energy representative and requested financial information from the potential victim to claim a prize. Hawaii Energy does not ask consumers for financial information. For more information, visit Hawaii Energy’s website.