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Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO)

Hawaiian Electric Grants Polynesian Voyaging Society $250,000

The Polynesian Voyaging Society has been awarded a five-year, $250,000 grant from Hawaiian Electric Industries and its related companies…

I Aloha Molokai Sings Holiday Wishes to HECO’s CEO

The community group I Aloha Molokai has released a version of The Twelve Days of Christmas that pokes fun at Constance Lau,…
Molokai Considers Forming Electric Co-Op to Break HECO Monopoly

Molokai Considers Forming Electric Co-Op to Break HECO Monopoly

Island that resisted wind farms moves toward 100 percent renewable energy amid questions about developer.
Solar Farm Surprise? HECO Won’t Say Where It’s Putting New Huge Energy Projects KIUC

Solar Farm Surprise? HECO Won’t Say Where It’s Putting New Huge Energy Projects

HECO is moving ahead with nine new solar farms. But where are they?
HECO Pushing Forward on Nine Solar Farms for Oahu

HECO Pushing Forward on Nine Solar Farms for Oahu

Hawaiian Electric Co. hopes to install 240 megawatts of utility-scale solar projects on Oahu by the end of 2015. The…

HECO Pushing Forward on Nine Solar Farms for Oahu

Hawaiian Electric Co. hopes to install 240 megawatts of utility-scale solar projects on Oahu by the end of 2015. The…
HECO Solar Problems Send Schools Scrambling To Pay Electric Bills

HECO Solar Problems Send Schools Scrambling To Pay Electric Bills

Oahu schools are getting caught by solar capacity issues and aren't seeing energy savings originally anticipated.

HECO Has New Hotline for Power Outages

Is your electricity out? Hawaiian Electric Co. has a new hotline for that.  The utility’s new automated reporting system is…
HECO: 80 Percent of Circuits On Oahu Have Room for Solar ProVision Solar

HECO: 80 Percent of Circuits On Oahu Have Room for Solar

HECO executive suggests most solar customers won't be burdened by new solar rules. Will they?

HECO Exec Robbie Alm Resigns

Robbie Alm, who has been the public face of Hawaiian Electric Co. for the past decade, will be leaving the…
HECO Says Residents With Solar Aren’t Paying Their Fair Share of Costs Courtesy of ProVision Solar

HECO Says Residents With Solar Aren’t Paying Their Fair Share of Costs

Utility says it's discussion needed on boosting costs for homeowners and businesses with solar panels.