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Is Wireless Phone Giant Using Hawaii To Greenwash Its Image? Verizon Communications

Is Wireless Phone Giant Using Hawaii To Greenwash Its Image?

An environmental group says a national ad by Verizon Communications misleads viewers about the company’s policies.

Is HECO ‘Dragging Anchor’ On Push To Renewable Energy? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Is HECO ‘Dragging Anchor’ On Push To Renewable Energy?

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.

HECO: More Than Half Of Us Will Be Driving Electric Vehicles By 2045 Washington State House Republicans

HECO: More Than Half Of Us Will Be Driving Electric Vehicles By 2045

The state’s largest power utility is preparing for a surge in ownership of EVs during the next 30 years.

Rail Agency To Buy Trucks For Power Company — And Save $130M Hawaiian Electric Co.

Rail Agency To Buy Trucks For Power Company — And Save $130M

It’s a rare financial bright spot for the massive Honolulu project, which has struggled to stay on budget.

Hawaii May Plug Loopholes In Its 100% Renewable Energy Goal Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii May Plug Loopholes In Its 100% Renewable Energy Goal

A bill would delete a reference to continued use of fossil fuels and expand the standards to include natural gas.
Will Renters Soon Power Their Apartments With Solar? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will Renters Soon Power Their Apartments With Solar?

A new Community-Based Renewable Energy program is designed to open the door for people previously shut out of the solar market

Why Hawaii Residents Can’t Build Their Own Private Power Grids Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Hawaii Residents Can’t Build Their Own Private Power Grids

As solar systems and battery storage gain popularity, some say Hawaii’s law needs to catch up with the technology.

Oahu’s Cheapest Source Of Power Is About To Go Away Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Oahu’s Cheapest Source Of Power Is About To Go Away

How HECO plans to replace that electricity for Oahu customers is still unknown but Hawaii’s last coal-fired power plant intends to shut down in just five years.

How HECO Is Trying To Modernize Its Electric Grid Blue Planet Foundation

How HECO Is Trying To Modernize Its Electric Grid

Hawaiian Electric is drafting a new strategy after regulators rejected an earlier $736 million proposal in part because it didn’t serve solar users well.

Todd Simmons: NextEra’s Solar Shenanigans In The Sunshine State Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Todd Simmons: NextEra’s Solar Shenanigans In The Sunshine State

Its principal subsidiary is spending millions on a measure to leave solar power generation solely in the hands of utilities.

Other Suitors For Hawaiian Electric Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Other Suitors For Hawaiian Electric

Gov. David Ige would not name names, but he said "there is interest by more than one company."
Why Is Hawaiian Electric Pulling The Plug On So Many Power Deals? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Is Hawaiian Electric Pulling The Plug On So Many Power Deals?

Hawaii Gas, Hu Honua and others question the timing of the utility's moves since its proposed merger with NextEra.