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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

Keeping consumers informed and soliciting community feedback on the West Kauaʻi Energy Project (WKEP) will be the focus of a series of monthly community meetings that will commence on Tuesday, August 10, starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center. “Everyone is welcome to attend,” said Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative’s President and Chief Executive ...
Read More August 10 – 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

Rental and Utility Relief Program will reopen on Monday, June 7 at 6 p.m. The City & County of Honolulu will conduct a webinar on Thursday, June 3, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. about the Rent & Utility Relief Program application process. It will be hosted at the One Oahu Facebook page: facebook.com/oneoahu. No ...
Read More June 3, 2021 – Rent & Utility Relief Program Webinar

The 2021 Central Pacific hurricane season starts today (June 1, 2021), and the Division of Consumer Advocacy wants customers, both residential and commercial, to be prepared and have emergency plans in place. Residents should develop their own emergency plans and consider these tips: Gather emergency supplies, such as a battery-powered radio, flashlights, lanterns and batteries. ...
Read More 2021 Central Pacific Hurricane Season Begins Today June 1, 2021

(LIHEAP) provides heating and/or cooling assistance to needy Hawai’i households by assisting with a one-time payment towards their utility bill (electric or gas) in two ways: Energy Crisis Intervention (ECI)  assists households in crisis. The electric or gas service has been or will be disconnected, and the household has been notified via a disconnection notice ...
Read More The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – Energy Credit Applications Due By June 30

Hawaiian Electric crews will be performing emergency work to replace a utility pole from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. along Ward Avenue where it intersects with Beretania Street. Two southbound lanes will be closed and traffic will be contraflowed. Turning lanes also will be impacted where Ward intersects with Beretania and Kinau streets. Motorists should drive ...
Read More Ward Avenue emergency utility work to affect traffic Friday, May 14

Hawaiian Electric is seeking public input on a strategy to increase rooftop solar and similar customer energy resources (CER) to the scale needed to reach the state’s clean energy benchmarks. CER includes customer-sited resources like rooftop solar and batteries, electric vehicles and emerging electricity management technologies. This document, “Customer Energy Resources for Hawaii” which has ...
Read More Customer Energy Resources (CER) Strategy (Docket No. #2019-0323)

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