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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.
The state’s largest power utility is preparing for a surge in ownership of EVs during the next 30 years.
It’s a rare financial bright spot for the massive Honolulu project, which has struggled to stay on budget.
A new Community-Based Renewable Energy program is designed to open the door for people previously shut out of the solar market
As solar systems and battery storage gain popularity, some say Hawaii’s law needs to catch up with the technology.
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.
Its principal subsidiary is spending millions on a measure to leave solar power generation solely in the hands of utilities.