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Will Renters Soon Power Their Apartments With Solar? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will Renters Soon Power Their Apartments With Solar?

A new Community-Based Renewable Energy program is designed to open the door for people previously shut out of the solar market

Why Hawaii Residents Can’t Build Their Own Private Power Grids Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Hawaii Residents Can’t Build Their Own Private Power Grids

As solar systems and battery storage gain popularity, some say Hawaii’s law needs to catch up with the technology.

Oahu’s Cheapest Source Of Power Is About To Go Away Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu’s Cheapest Source Of Power Is About To Go Away

How HECO plans to replace that electricity for Oahu customers is still unknown but Hawaii’s last coal-fired power plant intends to shut down in just five years.

How HECO Is Trying To Modernize Its Electric Grid Blue Planet Foundation

How HECO Is Trying To Modernize Its Electric Grid

Hawaiian Electric is drafting a new strategy after regulators rejected an earlier $736 million proposal in part because it didn’t serve solar users well.

Todd Simmons: NextEra’s Solar Shenanigans In The Sunshine State Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Todd Simmons: NextEra’s Solar Shenanigans In The Sunshine State

Its principal subsidiary is spending millions on a measure to leave solar power generation solely in the hands of utilities.

Other Suitors For Hawaiian Electric Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Other Suitors For Hawaiian Electric

Gov. David Ige would not name names, but he said "there is interest by more than one company."
Why Is Hawaiian Electric Pulling The Plug On So Many Power Deals? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Is Hawaiian Electric Pulling The Plug On So Many Power Deals?

Hawaii Gas, Hu Honua and others question the timing of the utility's moves since its proposed merger with NextEra.
Aborted Solar Projects Create Headaches For HECO and Regulators Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Aborted Solar Projects Create Headaches For HECO and Regulators

With SunEdison reportedly on the verge of bankruptcy, its three solar projects on Oahu remain on life support.
What’s Next For NextEra’s Bid? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What’s Next For NextEra’s Bid?

The lengthy hearing process ended Tuesday and regulators are expected to begin weighing whether the $4.3 billion deal to buy Hawaiian Electric is in Hawaii's best interest.
Why Do Business, Labor Groups Support The NextEra Merger? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Do Business, Labor Groups Support The NextEra Merger?

Many organizations have spoken out against the purchase of Hawaiian Electric, but not much has been heard from certain supporters.
Fortune: The Top Energy Company Is NextEra NextEra Energy/Screenshot

Fortune: The Top Energy Company Is NextEra

The Florida-based power company that is trying to buy Hawaiian Electric ranked first or second on an array of the business magazine's metrics.
Was Florida Power & Light Part Of A ‘Secret Campaign’ That Targeted Regulators? Doug Murray/FPL

Was Florida Power & Light Part Of A ‘Secret Campaign’ That Targeted Regulators?

Utility regulators who rejected a massive rate hike six years ago for a NextEra subsidiary soon found themselves out of a job.