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The public might have to wait 30 days for details of plans for 16 solar-plus-storage or standalone storage projects on three islands
A activist shareholder says Hawaiian Electric could be a case study for environmental sustainability.
Hawaiian Electric Industries faces an aggressive campaign by a $15 billion hedge fund used to getting its way.
Over the next three years on Oahu alone, HECO expects it will need wind and solar projects with a footprint 29 times the size of Aloha Stadium.
To replace a coal plant set to close in 2022, HECO is seeking private developers to build a new wave of renewable energy generation and storage facilities around the islands.
Maintaining electricity in the wake of a major storm is also key to keeping the water supply flowing.
An environmental group says a national ad by Verizon Communications misleads viewers about the company’s policies.
Some critics complain the utility isn’t moving fast enough to wean the state off fossil fuels, but HECO says it’s met every deadline.