July 13, 2024

Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO)

State Farm
Hawaii PUC Approves HECO Grid Resilience Plan
The Hawaii PUC approved HECO's resilience plan to harden the grid against wildfires and other natural threats.
U.S. Coast Guard
House E&C Members Grill HECO CEO About Maui Fires
Subcommittee members had pointed questions for Hawaiian Electric's CEO over the company's role in the Maui wildfires in August.
State Farm
Hawaiian Electric Faces Multiple Lawsuits over Wildfires
Hawaii's main electric utility faces multiple lawsuits accusing it of neglecting wildfire preparations.
IREC/Vote Solar
Report: DER Interconnection in ‘Real Disarray’ Across US
States lag on interconnection policies, but the IREC/Vote Solar study does not recognize the work some utilities are doing to streamline the process.
Hawaiian Electric
HECO Pilot to Fund EV Chargers at Commercial Buildings
HECO said last week that it is accepting applications for a three-year pilot program aimed at reducing upfront installation costs for EV charging stations.
U.S. DefenseImagery
Solar+Storage Project Proposed for Pearl Harbor
Renewable energy company Ameresco said it will partner with Bright Canyon Energy to build Kūpono Solar, a solar-plus-battery storage facility in Pearl Harbor.
Hawaiian Electric
HECO Cancels Oahu Battery Storage Project
Hawaiian Electric withdrew plans to build a key battery storage system on Oahu; tight deadlines and supply chain issues appear to be the cause.
Hawaiian Electric
HECO Approved for $5M Make-ready EV Charger Pilot
State regulators OK'd HECO’s $4.98 million pilot to install EV charging infrastructure across the state in a bid to incentivize investment in charging ports.
Hawaii County Civil Defense
Geothermal Plant Seeks Full Ramp-up After Volcanic Disruption
The operator of Hawaii’s only geothermal plant is working to bring the facility back to full capacity after it was shut down by a volcanic eruption 3 years ago.
Hawaiian Electric
Hawaii PUC Calls for Mediation in West Maui Solar Dispute
Hawaii regulators have instructed Maui Electric Company and other parties to explore mediation over the disputed Kahana Solar Project.

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