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NV Energy Seeks Solar Grandfathering on Eve of Court Hearing

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NV Energy wants to return existing rooftop solar customers to older, more favorable rates for the next 20 years.

The company said it filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday to “grandfather” customers who installed a system before Dec. 102 more words


Florida-based NextEra pulls out of Hawaii energy projects | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

HONOLULU — Florida-based NextEra Energy is further cutting its ties with Hawaii after ending its plans to merge with Hawaiian Electric Industries.

Source: Florida-based NextEra pulls out of Hawaii energy projects | Hawaii Tribune-Herald… 220 more words


Hawaii PUC votes down NextEra bid for Hawaiian Electric | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission on Friday rejected a bid by NextEra Energy, Inc. to purchase Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc., stating that the company had not demonstrated that its application was in the public interest. 134 more words


Public Utilities Commission denies HECO-NextEra merger in 2-0 vote

The biggest business deal in Hawaii history has been rejected.

The Public Utilities Commission voted 2-0 to deny the merger between HECO and NextEra.

NextEra had proposed a $4.3 billion takeover of the utility company that operates on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island. 1,798 more words


Slim turnout for public hearings on Young Brothers' proposed rate hike

A series of public hearings on Young Brothers’ shipping rate hike proposal wrapped up Thursday with an Oahu session where no one came to speak. 130 more words


PUC majority on HECO-NextEra reached last month, but infighting stalled its release

An internal Public Utilities Commission document obtained by Always Investigating indicates a majority opinion had been reached in the HECO-NextEra merger case last month, but infighting delayed its issuance. 947 more words


Senators challenge attorney general on grounds for governor’s utility appointment

State senators are taking their first legal steps in a fight with the governor over a Public Utilities Commission appointment.

They’re pointing out to the attorney general where he could be wrong about advice he gave the governor. 521 more words