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

Hawaiian Electric is offering a new rate program for its customers.

The Time-of-Use rate program would charge you less for power used during the day, when solar energy production is highest, but more for power used at night. 176 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


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