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Kona community forum on electricity (June 18)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Community Enterprise forum is all about electricity. We use it around the clock and complain about its cost. We all need electricity. What will NextEra’s $4.3 billion purchase of Hawaii’s multi-island private electric utility, Hawaii Electric Inc., mean to the state’s clean energy future and to the utility’s customers of Hawaii […]

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Ha: Hawaii needs cheaper electricity

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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Parker Ranch launches Paniolo Power Company

MEDIA RELEASE Parker Ranch has launched a new subsidiary, Paniolo Power Company LLC, said Neil “Dutch” Kuyper, CEO of Parker Ranch, Inc. “The preliminary results from our energy team, led by Siemens, tell us there is the real opportunity to attract capital to invest in our community grid concept,” Kuyper said. Parker Ranch hired a […]

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HELCO: Power interrupted in North Hawaii (Aug. 21)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) has announced that at 6:21 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21, power was interrupted to 5,734 customers in the Kamuela, Kawaihae, Kona and Waikoloa areas due to Hamakua Energy Partners tripping offline. HELCO worked quickly to bring additional generation online and power was restored to all customers by 6:38 p.m. […]

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The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) yesterday issued a final decision for Hawaii Electric Light Company’s (HELCO) 2010 rate case. The decision may result in a small reduction in electric rates for Hawaii Island electric customers going forward.

PUC approves HELCO rate increase and decoupling mechanism

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) yesterday issued a final decision for Hawaii Electric Light Company’s (HELCO) 2010 rate case. The decision may result in a small reduction in electric rates for Hawaii Island electric customers going forward.

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Repairs complete to HELCO Kohala transmission line

Repairs complete to HELCO Kohala transmission line

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Hawaii Electric Light Company reports power was restored Sunday night to about 2,000 North Kohala customers. Power was interrupted shortly after 8 p.m. to allow HELCO crews to safely make repairs to the transmission line along Kohala Mountain Road. Power was restored to all customers by 11:15 p.m., HELCO reported. HELCO did […]

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