Energy

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission invites public comment on the HECO Companies’ Electrification of Transportation Roadmap. The Roadmap describes the HECO Companies’ strategy to support a transition of Hawaii’s ground transportation system from fossil-fuel dependence to one based on an abundance of renewable energy. Related Information Press Release Decision and Order No. 35527 Docket 2018-0135

The Commission received a press release issued by Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (“HEI”), dated September 20, 2017, stating that HEI has established a new subsidiary, Pacific Current, which has agreed to purchase the Hamakua Energy Partners (“HEP”) power plant on Hawaii Island, “for an undisclosed price.” The HEP power plant provides energy and capacity services ...
Read More Letter to Alan Oshima, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hawaiian Electric Company (“HECO”), Regarding HEI New Subsidiary Pacific Current

HONOLULU – After receiving input from stakeholders and the public, the HECO Companies filed their Final Grid Modernization Strategy with the Commission on August 29, 2017. The Commission has opened Docket No. 2017-0226 to serve as a repository for the HECO Companies’ Final Grid Modernization Strategy and any comments from the public.

File Date: 10/01/2015

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. ...
Read More PUC Votes to Not Approve the HECO Companies and NextEra Energy’s Joint Application for Change of Control

HONOLULU – In a 2-0 decision, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (“PUC” or “Commission”) today dismissed without prejudice the Hawaiian Electric Companies (“HECO Companies”)...
Read More PUC Votes to Not Approve the HECO Companies and NextEra Energy’s Joint Application for Change of Control 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. ...
Read More PUC Votes to Not Approve the HECO Companies and NextEra Energy’s Joint Application for Change of Control

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. The reforms established in this Order will (1) promote rapid ...
Read More PUC Reforms Energy Programs to Support Future Sustainable Growth in Hawaii Rooftop Solar Market

File Date: 01/29/2015

In order to facilitate stakeholder review of the HECO Companies’ filings, the Commission has uploaded the following electronic files to the Commission’s website. Background On August 7, 2014, the Commission opened Docket No. 2014-0183 to consolidate and review the HECO Companies’ Power Supply Improvement Plans (“PSIPs”), which had been previously ordered in three separate dockets. ...
Read More 2014-0183 Instituting A Proceeding to Review the Power Supply Improvement Plans for Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., And Maui Electric Company, Limited.

File Date: 5/31/2013; Industry: Electric;