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Ige Replaces State Utility Regulator As NextEra Decision Looms Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Replaces State Utility Regulator As NextEra Decision Looms

UPDATED: Tom Gorak will take over July 1 when Hawaii Public Utilities Commission member Mike Champley's term expires.
Bloomberg: NextEra Buying Oncor? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bloomberg: NextEra Buying Oncor?

NextEra is also in the process of trying to acquire Hawaiian Electric Industries.
Offshore Energy: Could Wind And Waves Power Oahu? Courtesy: Principle Power

Offshore Energy: Could Wind And Waves Power Oahu?

Federal officials are seeking information and proposals that could help Hawaii achieve its 100 percent renewable mandate.
Hawaiian Electric: It’s ‘Misconception’ That Merger Deal Expires Friday Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Electric: It’s ‘Misconception’ That Merger Deal Expires Friday

Company officials aren't too concerned about the deadline for either side to walk away from the $4.3 billion buyout without paying $95 million in fees.
Analysts: NextEra Deal Less Likely Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Analysts: NextEra Deal Less Likely

Bloomberg analysts says the uphill battle in Hawaii may make the Florida-based company walk away from the $4.3 billion merger.
Hawaiian Electric Proposes LNG Import Plan, But Big Hurdles Loom Flickr/Travis Thurston

Hawaiian Electric Proposes LNG Import Plan, But Big Hurdles Loom

The plan is contingent on NextEra merger approval. Gov. Ige opposes that deal, and use of LNG as a "bridge" to renewable future.
‘Historical Moment’ With Solar Power Energy Storage System Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Historical Moment’ With Solar Power Energy Storage System

Elected officials touted Sunrun's installation as an important step forward in Hawaii becoming 100 percent renewable.
NextEra Deal: What Happens If The PUC Loses A Member? Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

NextEra Deal: What Happens If The PUC Loses A Member?

PUC commissioner Mike Champley could be off the board on June 30. That puts a new card in Gov. David Ige's hand.
HECO Willing To Discuss Possibility of Reviving Canceled Solar Projects Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HECO Willing To Discuss Possibility of Reviving Canceled Solar Projects

Hawaiian Electric Co. tells a new solar suitor it's open to talking about the three SunEdison projects, but wants bankruptcy risks addressed.
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