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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.
Pointing to Hawaii Gas, NextEra Claims It Faces A Double Standard Eric Pape/Civil Beat

Pointing to Hawaii Gas, NextEra Claims It Faces A Double Standard

Lawyers for the power company looking to buy Hawaiian Electric suggest the gas company had an easier time when it was purchased.
Analyst: LNG Likely Would Save Hawaii Billions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Analyst: LNG Likely Would Save Hawaii Billions

A risk analysis by the sustainable investment firm Ulupono projects that switching to LNG could save Hawaii at least $7.3 billion over 15 years.
Living Hawaii: Two-Thirds Of An Electricity Price Revolution? Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: Two-Thirds Of An Electricity Price Revolution?

Hawaiian Electric wants to offer shockingly lower rates to customers — at least for part of the day.
HECO/NextEra Merger: An Important Decision We Need To Get Right Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

HECO/NextEra Merger: An Important Decision We Need To Get Right

The PUC is giving the public opportunities to speak out on the deal this month and next. Issues being raised will be critical to the state's energy future.
Ige Opposes Liquefied Natural Gas for HECO Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Opposes Liquefied Natural Gas for HECO

UPDATED: The governor formerly supported LNG as a "transitional fuel," but he says much has changed regarding its economics.
Hawaii Consumer Advocate: Reject NextEra-HECO Merger in Current Form Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Consumer Advocate: Reject NextEra-HECO Merger in Current Form

UPDATED: In a filing with the Public Utilities Commission on Monday, Jeffrey Ono says the proposed $4.3 billion deal offers "illusory and inadequate" benefits.
HECO’s Proposed Tax on New Solar Customers Defies Will of the People Jon Callas/Flickr.com

HECO’s Proposed Tax on New Solar Customers Defies Will of the People

The utility's latest move to discourage rooftop solar installations jeopardizes families' ability to claim a federal tax credit.
Maui Electric Plans Could Stall Move To Total Use of Renewable Energy Wikimedia Commons

Maui Electric Plans Could Stall Move To Total Use of Renewable Energy

MECO's plan to embrace natural gas would come at the expense of investments in wind, solar and other renewable sources.
Renowned Climate Change Author Faults HECO for Blocking Solar Ed Kashi

Renowned Climate Change Author Faults HECO for Blocking Solar

Naomi Klein delivers inspiring speech at University of Hawaii.