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Hawaiian Electric Companies’ software upgrade to affect customer services Sept. 28 to Oct.1, 2018

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiʻi Electric Light will be upgrading their computer software at the end of the month, affecting phone, online and walk-in services from Friday, Sept. 28, to Monday, Oct. 1, 2018

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Hawaiian Electric submits proposal to PUC for smart grid technology

The Companies are requesting permission to install smart grid technology for more than 455,000 customers on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and in Maui County. The project will consist of a modern wireless communication network, smart meters and enhanced technology that will upgrade the existing electric grid to be more automated and energy efficient.

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$3.4M in renewable energy research funding awarded to Hawaiian Electric

The Hawaii Congressional Delegation today announced more than $3.4 million in Department of Energy funding that will allow Hawaiian Electric Company to improve electric grid technology, which will facilitate more renewable energy generation.

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Hawaiian Electric proposes electric vehicle discount charging rates

The Hawaiian Electric Companies have asked the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to approve discount electric vehicle charging rates in a new time-ofuse program. The new rates aim to promote plug-in electric vehicle use by offering simpler terms and sign-up procedures compared to the existing EV discount charging pilot and to foster more use of […]

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Hawaiian Electric sets a 30 year goal for 100 percent renewable energy

The Hawaiian Electric Companies Monday (June 8) joined others across Hawai‘i in applauding Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Legislature for setting the most aggressive clean energy goal in the country – 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric, and Hawai‘i Electric Light Company fully support the goal of having 100 percent […]

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NextEra Energy, HEI to host open house meetings

NextEra Energy, HEI to host open house meetings

MEDIA RELEASE NextEra Energy, Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. and Maui Electric Company Limited (collectively referred to as Hawaiian Electric), subsidiaries of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. will host a series of open house informational meetings across Hawaii to introduce residents to NextEra Energy and the benefits of the companies’ […]

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Hawaiian Electric Industries to be purchased by Florida based NextEra Energy for $4.3B

The transaction, which is valued at approximately $4.3 billion, includes the assumption of $1.7 billion in HEI debt and excludes HEI’s banking subsidiary. In connection with the agreement, HEI separately today announced a plan to spin off ASB Hawaii, the parent company of American Savings Bank.

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Hawaiian Electric, Pacific Biodiesel agree on contract

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Electric and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies have signed a contract for the Maui-based biofuel company to supply biodiesel processed from waste cooking oil and other local feedstocks, primarily for use at the 110-megawatt Campbell Industrial Park generation facility with the capability for use at other Oahu power plants as needed. The two-year contract […]

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Hawaiian Electric contributes $25K to Hawaii Island United Way

Hawaiʻi Electric Light, Hawaiian Electric and Maui Electric have collectively contributed $25,000 to the Hawaiʻi Island United Way. In addition, contributions from employees of the three utilities will be matched by the Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation, up to a total of $10,000.

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HEI fund-raiser supports Hope Lodge Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE A year-long fundraising effort by employees of Hawaii Electric Light Company and related companies Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and American Savings Bank are part of a more than $100,000 contribution from Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) to the American Cancer Society (ACS) Hawaii Pacific. All funds raised will support Hope Lodge Hawaii, a temporary […]

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At the end of May, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Company will start using an upgraded computer system to maintain customer records and manage billing.

“Our old system served our customers well for many years, but with continuing advances in computer systems, it’s no longer cost effective to maintain the old one. The new system provides a better foundation to support our customers’ needs in the years to come,” said Darren Pai, Hawaiian Electric spokesman.

Hawaiian Electric upgrading computer system for customer records and bills

At the end of May, Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Company will start using an upgraded computer system to maintain customer records and manage billing. “Our old system served our customers well for many years, but with continuing advances in computer systems, it’s no longer cost effective to maintain the old one. […]

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Hawaiian Electric asks for the public’s patience as crews work to restore power to affected customers on Oahu. Heavy rains, strong winds, hail and the threat of lightning strikes have created potentially dangerous conditions for crews, which may affect response times.

Hawaiian Electric releases severe weather safety tips

Hawaiian Electric asks for the public’s patience as crews work to restore power to affected customers on Oahu. Heavy rains, strong winds, hail and the threat of lightning strikes have created potentially dangerous conditions for crews, which may affect response times.

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