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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.

PUC Maui District Office Moved & New Fax Number

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

2015 Annual Financial Reports for Electric Utilities

Electric utilities’ annual reports are filed Pursuant to G.O. 7 paragraph b. Read More

2015 Renewable Energy Annual Report (The Gas Company)

March 9, 2016 – Utility gas companies renewable energy annual reports are filed pursuant to HRS Section 269-45. Read More

2015 Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) Annual Reports from Electric Utilities

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

Statement from Chair Randall Y. Iwase, February 18, 2016

“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

2016 Adequacy of Supply Statement/Report for Electric Utilities

Filed in compliance with paragraph 5.3a. of G.O. 7. Read More

PUC Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015

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.

PUC Reforms Energy Programs to Support Future Sustainable Growth in Hawaii Rooftop Solar Market

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

PUC Chair and HECO President Sign Agreement to Address Residential PV Interconnection

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

PUC Receives the HECO Companies’ Action Plans To Achieve State Energy Goals

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

PUC Orders Action Plans to Achieve State’s Energy Goals

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

Recent additions to the Resource Library. Go to the Resource Library for all resources.
Advanced Energy Now 2014 Market Report
Global and U.S. Markets by Revenue 2011-2013 and Key Trends in Advanced Energy Growth. Prepared by Navigant Research. The Advanced Energy Now 2014 Market Report is the first annual report of market size, by revenue, of the advanced energy industry, worldwide and in the United States. As defined by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national […]
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American’s Power Plan
America’s Power Plan is a policy toolkit, developed to facilitate the transition to a clean energy future. Market forces, driven by public demand for cleaner, more efficient energy and technological innovation are redefining America’s power sector. These trends will change the electricity system and utility businesses at their core. But our century-old legal, economic and […]
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Investigating a Higher Renewables Portfolio Standard in California, Executive Summary
January 2014 – Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. This report presents the results of a study of a 50% renewables portfolio standard (RPS) in California in 2030. The study was funded by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (SMUD), San Diego […]
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Find the latest information concerning the new and expanded Hawaii Energy Efficiency Programs

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One Call Center

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The One Call Center system will provide advanced warning to excavators of the location of underground lines before they begin digging.

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