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Issue #36, April 2019

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 in Newsletters

LIHEAP Program, Young Brothers’ Rate Increase Approval, CA SOPs for HECO PPA Applications, Reduce Hot Water Costs, PUC Commissioner Appointment

Held annually in mid March, Fix a Leak Week encourages you to check for leaks around your home, helping to prevent nearly 1 trillion gallons of water wasted nationwide from leaks. For more information on Fix a Leak Wee, visit the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense webpage.

Late last year, the Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) filed seven power purchase agreement (PPA) applications with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for solar projects on Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island. In its Statements of Position (SOP) in separate filings, the Consumer Advocate (CA) recommended approval for five of them while disapproving one (the Hoohana Solar ...
Read More Consumer Advocate Files SOP for Six Proposed Solar Projects

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has given Notice to Interested Persons that the applications listed below have been filed with the PUC. Applications are available for public inspection at the PUC Honolulu office and online through the PUC’s Document Management System. Anyone who intends to intervene or participate in any of the dockets shall ...
Read More Notice of Interested Persons – Sale and Transfer of Assets of Waimea Wastewater Co. – Docket No. 2019-0039

UPDATE (The original public hearing date was March 5). The Second Amended Notice of Public Hearing relating to the application of Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. (HELCO) for approval of a general rate increase and revised rate schedules and rules will be held as follows: Friday, April 12, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Aupuni Center 101 ...
Read More April 12, Public Hearing (Hilo) for HELCO rate case, Docket No. 2018-0368