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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.
Regulators Reject Petitions to Delay NextEra’s Purchase of HECO PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Regulators Reject Petitions to Delay NextEra’s Purchase of HECO

A dozen groups have asked the PUC to rule on long-term energy plans for the electric utility before reviewing its proposed the sale.
Legislators Find NextEra and HECO Execs Short on Details Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Legislators Find NextEra and HECO Execs Short on Details

Hawaii lawmakers express frustration about the lack of specifics when it comes to the utility companies' future business plans.
HECO Seeks to Make Rooftop Solar More Common, Less Lucrative Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HECO Seeks to Make Rooftop Solar More Common, Less Lucrative

Hawaiian Electric Co. says it can accommodate a lot more solar on its grids, but it hopes to slash by half what it pays customers for their rooftop solar.