PUC OPENS DOCKET NO. 2021-0024 TO REVIEW HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INTERCONNECTION PROCESS AND TRANSITION PLANS FOR RETIREMENT OF FOSSIL FUEL POWER PLANTSPosted on Feb 19, 2021 in Key Dockets
The Commission’s primary objective with this docket is to transparently review and track the status of Hawaiian Electric’s current projects, identify near-term interconnection process improvements to facilitate renewable projects under development, and elicit the best solutions to ensure a cost-effective retirement of the AES Plant, Kahului Plant, and other fossil fuel power plants, as needed.
Hawaiian Electric’s will be filing an initial status update on current project timelines, interconnection delays, and fossil fuel power plant transition plans. They will also file the Kahului Plant Transition Plan as Hawaiian Electric plans to retire its Kahului Plant, in Kahului, Maui, in 2023.
View docket 2021-0024 here.