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Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO)

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.

Top Hawaii Officials Say They Doubt HECO Can Do a Cable-Free Energy Plan

Maui energy commissioner says Oahu could need more than 5,000 acres of solar farms and 120 wind turbines.

HECO’s New Energy Plan Needs More Work, Some Who Worked On It Say

Some members of an energy advisory group want to slow down finalizing a new five-year energy strategy.
HECO’s New Five-Year Energy Plan Calls For Lowering Electric Bills

HECO’s New Five-Year Energy Plan Calls For Lowering Electric Bills

Input from 68-member advisory group seems to have little impact on the direction of energy policy.

Wake Up Call: PUC Promises HECO a Microscope and a Big Stick

Now the Commission needs your support, and a bigger budget wouldn't hurt either.
Maui’s Hopes to Turn Its Trash Into Energy Could Be Dashed by HECO

Maui’s Hopes to Turn Its Trash Into Energy Could Be Dashed by HECO

County says electric utility's reluctance to retire oil-fired generators is costing customers.
Delay In HECO’s Energy Plan Is Driving Up Costs For Developers Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism

Delay In HECO’s Energy Plan Is Driving Up Costs For Developers

Hawaii companies have been waiting months to bid on projects that would bring electricity to Oahu.

Is HECO Seriously Damaging Its Credibility?

Despite the utility's assertions, a new biofuel project won't save ratepayers money.