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Hawaiian Electric Details Proposed Projects

Hawaiian Electric Details Proposed Projects

The company provided information on 16 renewable energy projects, including nine on Oahu.

Battery Farm Could Replace Coal Plant Douglas Peebles

Battery Farm Could Replace Coal Plant

The proposed project would occupy 8 acres near an industrial park.

Oahu Coal Plant Vows To Reduce Carbon Emissions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu Coal Plant Vows To Reduce Carbon Emissions

AES Hawaii’s announcement came after the Sierra Club filed suit asking the state to impose a lower standard required by law.

Senators Put Off Vote For Land Board Nominee Courtesy Department of Land and Natural Resources

Senators Put Off Vote For Land Board Nominee

Opponents of the wind farms in Kahuku voiced opposition to his confirmation.

Hawaii Senate Confirms Leo Asuncion To Public Utilities Commission Tracy Wright Corvo

Hawaii Senate Confirms Leo Asuncion To Public Utilities Commission

Gov. David Ige’s appointee will serve a six-year term on the regulatory agency.

16 New Solar Farms For Hawaii But Utility Won’t Say Where Exactly

16 New Solar Farms For Hawaii But Utility Won’t Say Where Exactly

The public might have to wait 30 days for details of plans for 16 solar-plus-storage or standalone storage projects on three islands

Lawsuit: Closed-Door Board Of Ed Meeting Violated Sunshine Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawsuit: Closed-Door Board Of Ed Meeting Violated Sunshine Law

The new Kahuku wind turbine project is at the heart of a dispute over Hawaii’s open meetings law.

COVID-19 Crisis Poses Risks For Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Plans Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Crisis Poses Risks For Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Plans

Even the most optimistic solar developer said extended disruptions to projects will have unavoidable consequences.

Residents And Policymakers Battle Over Hawaii Wind Energy Projects Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Residents And Policymakers Battle Over Hawaii Wind Energy Projects

Some policymakers want to keep wind turbines away from homes but energy developers say there’s not much room to maneuver on a small island.

Is Climate Change Affecting The Spread Of Disease? Courtesy: Bret Nainoa Mossman/MFBRP

Is Climate Change Affecting The Spread Of Disease?

A warming climate could negatively impact Hawaii residents’ ability to fight off diseases like the flu and COVID-19, and will enable the spread of more ailments.

Hawaiian Electric Puts Activist Fund Manager On Board Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Electric Puts Activist Fund Manager On Board

The once-critical investor changed his tone on Wednesday.

Hawaii’s Push For Renewable Energy Could Stall Over Public Opposition To Facilities Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Push For Renewable Energy Could Stall Over Public Opposition To Facilities

Hawaiian Electric says it sees growing issues concerning land use and where to site projects.