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Read the full News Release regarding the Public Utilities Commission’s decision of the HECO Companies and NextEra Energy’s filing and view the Summary of Decision and Order below: News Release Summary of Decision and Order No. 33795, Docket No. 2015-0022 Decision and Order No. 33795, Docket No. 2015-0022 You can view all the documents of the filing on the ...
Read More PUC Votes to Not Approve the HECO Companies and NextEra Energy’s Joint Application for Change of Control

The following article was published in West Hawaii Today: Consumer advocate criticizes HOVE solar farm plan Read the Consumer Advocate’s full statement of position to the PUC regarding this application here. You can also find all files for this application on the PUC’s document management system (DMS) by going to and searching for Docket No. 2015-0229.

HECO’s PSIP Update

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in Hot Topics

The Public Utilities Commission issued Order No. 33740 on Friday, inviting comments on the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ Power Supply Improvement Plan Update.  For more information regarding how to file your comments before the Commission, read the Order here. Comments are due no later than June 17, 2016. The Power Supply Improvement Plan is the subject of ...
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The Division of Consumer Advocacy filed its Post-Evidentiary Hearing Reply Brief regarding NextEra Energy Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Hawaiian Electric Co., with the Public Utilities Commission yesterday. Read a copy of the Consumer Advocate’s Post-Evidentiary Hearing Reply Brief here. The proposed acquisition is the subject of Docket No. 2015-0022.

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.

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 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.

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:

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.

The Public Utilities Commission issued an order putting forth an initial statement of issues regarding the proposed merger between Hawaiian Electric Company and NextEra Energy. Inc. Parties may propose additions and/or modifications to the list of issues within 20 days. Read Order No. 32695 here.