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The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regulates all franchised or certificated public service companies operating in the State prescribes rates, tariffs, charges and fees; determines the allowable rate of earnings in establishing rates; issues guidelines concerning the general management of franchised or certificated utility businesses; and acts on requests for the acquisition, sale, disposition or other exchange of utility properties, including mergers and consolidations.
Chair Iwase has announced the appointment of Caroline Ishida as Chief Counsel of The Public Utilities Commission effective July 26, 2016. After serving in various capacities with the Office of the Missouri Attorney General, the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Earthjustice, and the Hawaii State Department of Health, Ms. Isihida joined the Commission in March of 2015. Chair Iwase said that since coming on board, Caroline has demonstrated the kind of understanding, aptitude, and dedication that the Commission needs to carry out its duties and responsibilities.
HONOLULU – In a 2-0 decision, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (“PUC” or “Commission”) today dismissed without prejudice the Hawaiian Electric Companies (“HECO Companies”) and NextEra Energy’s (“NextEra”) (collectively, the HECO Companies and NextEra are referred to as the “Applicants”) Joint Application for the Change of Control (“Application” or “Change of Control”). Commissioner Thomas C. Gorak abstained from signing the Decision and Order. Read More
On July 1, 2016, Thomas G. Gorak was sworn as a Commissioner to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. Mr. Gorak was appointed to the Commission by Governor David Ige on June 29, 2016 (Governor’s Office News Release: Governor Appoints Thomas Gorak to Public Utilities Commission).
The PUC’s Maui District Office has moved to One Main Plaza 2200 Main Street, Suite 540, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793. The new Maui Fax Number is 808-984-8188. The main phone number,808-984-8182, has not changed. Read More
Electric utilities’ annual reports are filed Pursuant to G.O. 7 paragraph b. Read More
March 9, 2016 – Utility gas companies renewable energy annual reports are filed pursuant to HRS Section 269-45. Read More
Pursuant to Decision and Order No. 23912 in Docket No. 2007-0008, electric utilities are required to report on its compliance with RPS goals in Part V of Chapter 269, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Read More
“As Chair of the Public Utilities Commission, I am disappointed with several recent events that affect new renewable energy projects in the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ (“HECO Companies”) service territories…” Read More
The PUC annual report summarizes the activities and operations of the Commission and the entities it regulates and is submitted to the governor pursuant to HRS 269-5.
With a Decision and Order issued on October 12, 2015, the Hawaii PUC has established reforms through a collaborative process that will support further sustainable growth in the market for rooftop solar systems and other distributed energy resources (“DER”) desired by Hawaii’s residents and businesses. Read More
On February 27, 2015, Randy Iwase, Chair of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission and Alan Oshima, President and CEO of Hawaii Electric Company, signed an agreement to address the present matter concerning residential interconnections and the issuance of letters of general application relating to the denial or delay of interconnection of residential rooftop photovoltaic systems to the grid. Read More
The PUC received the Power Supply Improvement Plan (“PSIP”), Distributed Generation Interconnection Plan (“DGIP”), and the integrated interconnection queue proposal for the HECO Companies. Read More
The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) announced four major decisions and orders that collectively provide key policy, resource planning, and operational directives to the Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO Companies). Read More
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