PUC directs HECO Companies to implement their Grid Modernization Strategy – Docket No. 2017-0226

Posted on Feb 9, 2018 in Key Dockets

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC)) approved HECO Companies’ Grid Modernization Strategy in a Decision and Order on Feb. 7. The Strategy stated objectives are to:

  1. empower customer’s choice and provide safe, reliable, and affordable services;
  2. enable distributed resources to become a vital part of Hawaii’s renewable portfolio;
  3. leverage the electric grid to spur economic growth in Hawaii’s communities.

The Companies intend to implement the Strategy at a pace proportional to customer and grid needs.

Read more about the filing by searching Docket No. 2017-0226 on PUC’s document management system. Or visit HECO’s website at www.hawaiianelectric.com/gridmod.