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This nationwide celebration of electric vehicles happens once a year and is dedicated to raising awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. Learn more about electric vehicles in Hawaii and how an EV can fit your lifestyle and save you money, all while contributing to a healthier, more ...
Read More September 25 – October 3: National Drive Electric Week

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), have designated the first week after Labor Day as National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week. This year’s observance, however, is September 20-24, 2021. The week is designed to both raise awareness of and increase ...
Read More September 20-24: National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week

The State of Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will hold a virtual evidentiary hearing on Maui Electric’s application for approval of a power purchase agreement with Kahana Solar, LLC, which is proposed to be built in Napili-Honokowai, on the island of Maui. The PUC will host the evidentiary hearing virtually on Tuesday-Wednesday, September 14-15, 2021, ...
Read More September 14 & 15 – Evidentiary Hearing for Maui Electric Application

The Public Utilities Commission will hold a virtual public hearing relating to the application of LAUNIUPOKO IRRIGATION CO., LLC, for Commission approval of a general rate increase for non-potable (irrigation) water services in the Launiupoko area on the island of Maui. The Commission will host the virtual hearing through WebEx for online and telephonic participation ...
Read More September 13 – PUBLIC HEARING FOR APPLICATION OF LAUNIUPOKO IRRIGATION CO., LLC FOR A GENERAL RATE INCREASE

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently held four status conferences and one informational briefing. See below for details and links to watch the recordings. Status Conference to Discuss HECO’s Plans for the Retirement of the AES Coal Plant (2021-0024) The PUC held this Status Conference to receive a number of updates, as well as to ...
Read More Recent Status Conferences & Informational Briefing

Hawaiian Electric is hosting a virtual stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., to collect feedback from Moloka‘i residents and business owners, renewable energy developers, and interested parties regarding Moloka‘i shared solar projects, also known as the Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) program. Those interested can join the meeting online by ...
Read More August 11 – Hawaiian Electric collecting feedback on shared solar program for Moloka‘i

UPDATE: Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases and increased evidence of community spread of the virus, KIUC is postponing the launch of the West Kauai Energy Project “Talk Story Tuesday” community outreach program. The first event, which was scheduled to start at 4:30 pm on August 10 at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center, has ...
Read More POSTPONED – First Monthly “Talk Story Tuesday” to be held for West Kauaʻi Energy Project

Hawaiian Electric is now accepting applications for Battery Bonus, a new program that will pay a cash incentive for residential and commercial customers on O‘ahu to add energy storage (a battery) to an existing or new rooftop solar system. The Public Utilities Commission has capped the program at a total 50MW supplied from storage. Customers ...
Read More Hawaiian Electric’s new ‘Battery Bonus’ Program to offer O‘ahu customers cash incentive to add energy storage to rooftop solar system

Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) has received multiple calls from members reporting that someone claiming to be from the electric utility called them and insisted on having them provide their payment information over the phone and if they did not pay their bill within 30 minutes, their power would be cut off. Similar incidents were ...
Read More KIUC Customers – Watch Out For Phone Scammers

As part of ongoing distribution system upgrades, Hawaiian Electric crews will be replacing poles and related electrical equipment along Farrington Highway in Ma’ili on five days over a three-week period from Tuesday, June 22, to Thursday, July 8. • Tuesday, June 22, and Wednesday, June 30 — before Kaukama Road • Wednesday, June 23, and ...
Read More Hawaiian Electric work in West O’ahu to affect Farrington Highway traffic

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