Key Dockets

The Consumer Advocate filed a Motion to suspend or dismiss Hawaiian Electric’s application regarding its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) agreements on June 1. This motion was filed in Docket No. 2016-0135. Read the Consumer Advocate’s full motion in this PDF document. You can also read more about LNG on our website here.

Read the Public Utilities Commission’s Order, the Consumer Advocate’s Statement of Position regarding the completeness of Young Brothers’ application, and all documents regarding the application for a rate increase by entering Docket No. “2016-0014” at the Docket Quick Link: http://dms.puc.hawaii.gov/dms/index.jsp. The Commission will hold statewide public meetings in July 2016 for in person public comment. We will ...
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Read the Consumer Advocate’s letter to the Public Utilities Commission in Docket No. 2016-0093 in regards to the Commission Instituting a Proceeding to Investigate Whether Designated Eligible Telecommunications Carriers Participating in the High-Cost Program of the Universal Service Fund Should be Certified By the Commission Pursuant to 47 Code of Federal Regulations, etc. Read more about Eligible ...
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HECO’s PSIP

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in Key Dockets

The Hawaiian Electric Companies filed their Power Supply Improvement Plans (PSIP) Update Report with the Public Utilities Commission today.  Read Book 1 and  Book 2. The PSIPs are the subject of Docket No. 2014-0183.

The Hawaiian Electric Companies filed their Smart Grid Foundation Project Application with the Public Utilities Commission today.  Download a copy of each of the four books: Book 1,  Book 2, Book 3, and Book 4. The Smart Grid Application is the subject of Docket No. 2016-0087.

SunEdison projects

Posted on Feb 24, 2016 in Key Dockets

The Division of Consumer Advocacy filed its Reply Comments regarding Hawaiian Electric’s status reports on the three SunEdison projects previously procured through a waiver from the competitive bidding framework.  Read a copy of Consumer Advocate’s Reply Comments here.  Reply Comments were filed in the dockets for each of the projects previously approved by the Public ...
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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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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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