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Judge dismisses lawsuit over governor's PUC appointment


Gov. David Ige’s appointee to the Public Utilities Commission can stay after a judge dismissed counts in a lawsuit that called the action illegal.

Always Investigating has also been following this since former staff attorney Thomas Gorak was named a commissioner earlier this summer. 298 more words

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PUC review could delay key rail power source

The first segment of Honolulu’s rail system is supposed to start running in three years, but the latest timeline for powering the train may bring that start date into question. 623 more words

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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