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House Defines ‘Substantial Net Benefit’ For Utility Merger Proposals Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Defines ‘Substantial Net Benefit’ For Utility Merger Proposals

A legislative committee adopted the same terms that state energy regulators are using in the NextEra Energy-Hawaiian Electric merger case.
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.
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.
Hawaiian Electric Against ‘Substantial Net Benefit’ For Utility Merger Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Electric Against ‘Substantial Net Benefit’ For Utility Merger

The company is fighting lawmakers' efforts to make it a legal standard for mergers, replacing one that requires no net harm.
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.
Hawaii Energy Regulators May See Changes To Their Own Power Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Energy Regulators May See Changes To Their Own Power

UPDATED. State lawmakers are considering more than two dozen bills that would affect the Public Utilities Commission.
PUC Scrutinizes NextEra Talks With Military That Led To New Promises Eric Pape/Civil Beat

PUC Scrutinizes NextEra Talks With Military That Led To New Promises

Hearings about the proposed $4.3 billion purchase of Hawaiian Electric Industries focus on financially insulating the local company from its suitor.
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