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Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO)

NextEra, Let’s Clear the Air About HECO Purchase PF Bentley/Civil Beat

NextEra, Let’s Clear the Air About HECO Purchase

The sale of the power company to NextEra could lead to big changes in Hawaii. But will they be good or bad?
HECO Moves Forward With 6 New Oahu Solar Projects KIUC

HECO Moves Forward With 6 New Oahu Solar Projects

The electric utility has submitted six new contracts to the Public Utilities Commission for review.
HECO: Hawaii Is a Leader in Clean Energy Solutions PF Bentley/Civil Beat

HECO: Hawaii Is a Leader in Clean Energy Solutions

Giving our customers more choices is a key part of our energy plan.
Solar Darkness — Is Hawaii Trapped in a Grim HECO Fairy Tale? ProVision Solar

Solar Darkness — Is Hawaii Trapped in a Grim HECO Fairy Tale?

When it comes to those who envision a solar future for Hawaii, there are demolitionists, dreamers and pragmatists.
HECO Begins Smart Grid Rollout on Oahu Courtesy of HECO

HECO Begins Smart Grid Rollout on Oahu

New software is designed to give residents better control over their electricity use and help the utility better manage energy loads.
Campaign Corner: Daring the Public to Comment on New HECO Plan PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Campaign Corner: Daring the Public to Comment on New HECO Plan

Hawaiian Electric Co. should come into the digital age when asking for input on its proposals.
HECO Executives Take Heat from Lawmakers, Solar Industry Sophie Cocke/ Civil Beat

HECO Executives Take Heat from Lawmakers, Solar Industry

Oahu's solar industry has declined sharply since last year as HECO struggles to integrate more of the energy into its grids.
HECO Ratepayers, You’re Going to Pay PF Bentley/Civil Beat

HECO Ratepayers, You’re Going to Pay

It looks like another fixed fee will be added to our monthly electricity bills. I'd like to know why, and how.
HECO Asks Oahu Customers To Cut Back on Electricity to Avoid Power Outages PF Bentley/Civil Beat

HECO Asks Oahu Customers To Cut Back on Electricity to Avoid Power Outages

Hawaiian Electric Co. is asking its Oahu customers to cut back on their air conditioners, limit hot showers, dishwashing and…