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HELCO plans to boost renewable energy use.

Delicate balancing act ahead for utility.

Source:  Hawaii Tribune-Herald.

Reporter:  Colin M. Stewart.

According to reporter Colin M. Stewart, the Hawaii Electric Light Company will boost its use of… 242 more words

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HECO outlines plan to lower rates, increase solar by 2030

Hawaiian Electric has been under fire for its slow conversion to renewable energy, but its newly released long-term plan promises to change that.

Long waits have been preventing people from connecting solar panels to the grid in neighborhoods that already have many panels. 484 more words

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PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To Indictment In 2010 San Bruno Explosion; New Grand Jury Probe Revealed

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Defense and prosecution attorneys revealed at a hearing in PG&E Co.’s criminal case in federal court in San Francisco Monday that a grand jury is continuing an investigation of the utility in what may be a separate case. 930 more words

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Drought Forces Bay Area Water Agencies To Give Desalinization Project A Closer Look

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— With the continuing drought and dwindling water supplies, Bay Area-water agencies continue to explore a regional desalination project. The project is receiving a closer look and the possible construction of a new facility. 276 more words

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