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Xcel Energy Agreement To Support More Solar Energy

DENVER (AP) — State regulators approved a settlement agreement involving Xcel Energy that allows for more flexible electricity rates and more solar power.

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Hawaiian Electric offers Time-of-Use rate option for customers

Hawaiian Electric’s new Time-of-Use rate program seem to be gaining popularity.

In just a week, more than 500 customers have signed up for program, most of them on Oahu. 224 more words


HECO requests PUC approval for Pearl Harbor solar energy project

A joint project between Hawaiian Electric Co. and the U.S. Navy is now in the hands of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.

HECO asked the PUC Monday for approval to build a solar facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, West Loch Annex. 172 more words


Settlement Reached in Effort to 'Grandfather' Solar Users

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NV Energy and SolarCity have reached a tentative agreement that could restore older, more favorable rates to about 32,000 customers who installed or applied for a rooftop solar system before this year. 114 more words


Operator looks to shutter Molokai ferry service after nearly 30 years

The company that operates a ferry service between Maui and Molokai wants to pull the plug after nearly 30 years.

Dave Jung, general manager of Sea Link Hawaii, says ridership has been down and the company lost half-a-million dollars last year. 240 more words


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


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