A bill (HB805) proposed on January 21 by Representative Chris Lee (D-Kailua-Waimanalo) at the Hawaii State Legislature would create a program for organizations to get paid for taking part in regulatory reviews that the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission conducts, according to a January 30 report by Pacific Business News.
Hawaiian Electric’s (HECO’s) Oahu customers will be assessed their first base rate increase in six years, if the utility’s December 16 proposal (Docket No. 2015-0170) to the state Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is approved.
Hawaiian Electric (HECO) asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on October 3 for approval to develop a $67-million, 20-megawatt (MW) solar energy facility in cooperation with the U.S. Department of the Navy at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, West Loch Annex
Hawaii Electric Light, which serves 84,000 customers on the Big Island in the Aloha State – has reopened the docket (Docket No. 2015-0170) for its first increase of base rates in nearly six years, the company announced on September 19.
After registering as a new business in Hawaii recently, billionaire Warren Buffett’s competitive retail energy supplier, MidAmerican Energy Services, now may pursue an interest in purchasing Hawaiian Electric (HECO), provided that state regulators do not approve NextEra Energy’s $4.3 billion acquisition of the Honolulu-based utility, … Read more…