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Half Of Big Island Power Is Renewable PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Half Of Big Island Power Is Renewable

Hawaiian Electric points to high-water markets for the consumption of renewable energy in the counties it serves.
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.
The NextEra-Hawaiian Electric Hearings Are Almost Over

The NextEra-Hawaiian Electric Hearings Are Almost Over

After 21 days of testimony on the biggest proposed utility deal in state history, the process is winding down.
US Oil Reserves Are Huge Wikimedia Commons

US Oil Reserves Are Huge

The nation has stored up so much crude that a Wall Street Journal article says oil is increasingly being stored in rail cars.
What Do HECO’s Top Executives Earn? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Do HECO’s Top Executives Earn?

Amid scrutiny over NextEra's purchase of Hawaiian Electric, the local power company has disclosed the incomes of some of its top executives.
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.
SunEdison’s Drop Means Less Solar For Oahu Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

SunEdison’s Drop Means Less Solar For Oahu

Hard times for a renewable energy giant could slow the growth of clean energy locally.