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2014 News Releases

This section will provide you with recent information about Hawaiian Electric Company and energy use in Hawaii.

December 12, 2014: Kobayashi family takes the Home Energy Challenge and wins a PV system
December 5, 2014: Hawaiian Electric sends six more Oahu solar contracts to Public Utilities Commission for approval
December 3, 2014: NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries to Combine
December 2, 2014: Hawaiian Electric and Pacific Biodiesel agree on new contract for locally produced biofuel for generators on Oahu
December 2, 2014: All electricity customers will help finance Hawaii's clean energy future
December 2, 2014: Hawaiian Electric seeks information on private partners to boost electricity demand management
November 20, 2014: SolarCity and Hawaiian Electric Join Forces with NREL to Advance Distributed Solar - issued by SolarCity
November 3, 2014: Hawaiian Electric announces plans for approval of pending solar applications
November 3, 2014: Nostalgic cookbook to raise funds for Aloha United Way
October 31, 2014: Hawaiian Electric apologizes for delay in restoring power to Central Oahu Customers
October 31, 2014: Utility work on Farrington Highway scheduled for Nov.3 and Nov. 5-7
October 15, 2014: Emergency electrical safety tips from the Hawaiian Electric Companies
October 10, 2014 Hawaiian Electric and Ka La Nui Solar sign agreement for new project
October 2, 2014: Hawaiian Electric grant to foster environmental stewardship of Moanalua Valley - issued by Moanalua Gardens Foundation
October 1, 2014: Hawaiian Electric introduces Maka, The Super Energy Saver
September 29, 2014: Hawaiian Electric close to selecting energy storage providers to support more renewable energy for Oahu
September 24, 2014: Hawaiian Electric completes first phase of smart grid installation
September 19, 2014: Hawaiian Electric thanks customers for conservation efforts
September 17, 2014: Celebrate Energy Action Month at Hawaiian Electric's 2014 Clean Energy Fair
September 16, 2014: Hawaiian Electric issues all clear
September 16, 2014: Hawaiian Electric asks Oahu customers to conserve power
September 11, 2014: Stem Strengthens Grid Response for Hawaiian Electric Company - issued by Stem
September 10, 2014: Alan Oshima Named President and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Company
September 8, 2014: Hawaiian Electric issues all clear
September 8, 2014: Hawaiian Electric asks Oahu customers to conserve power
September 5, 2014: Hawaiian Electric asking customers with unauthorized rooftop PV systems to disconnect to ensure safety, fairness for all
September 2, 2014: Save the Date for Hawaiian Electric's Clean Energy Fair
August 26, 2014: Hawaiian Electric Companies submit plans for Hawaii's Energy Future
August 21, 2014: The Hawaiian Electric Companies contribute $25,000 to Hawaii Island United Way
August 18, 2014: Hawaiian Electric grant will benefit military families - issued by the Armed Services YMCA of Honolulu
August 8, 2014: Oahu storm update from Hawaiian Electric
August 7, 2014: Hawaiian Electric Customer Service offices will be closed August 8
August 5, 2014: Emergency electrical safety tips from the Hawaiian Electric Companies
July 29, 2014: The Hawaiian Electric Companies propose new 'demand response' programs for customer savings and more clean energy
July 29, 2014: Hawaiian Electric donates $25,000 to refit Marimed's Sailing School vessel - issued by Marimed Foundation
July 28, 2014: $100,000 grant from HEI to expand economic development opportunities in Hawaii - issued by Enterprise Honolulu
July 17, 2014: Hawaiian Electric continues support of STEM education
July 1, 2014: Four Leeward Coast students shadow Hawaiian Electric crews
June 30, 2014: Fireworks safety tips from Hawaiian Electric
June 20, 2014: Cool tips for a hot summer from Hawaiian Electric
June 13, 2014: Palolo-Kaimuki youth tennis program strengthened by Hawaiian Electric donation
May 30, 2014: Hawaiian Electric offers hurricane safety tips
May 27, 2014: Hawaiian Electric President and CEO announces plans for retirement
May 22, 2014: Home Energy Challenge winners save money
May 22, 2014: Hawaiian Electric donation to Honolulu Museum of Art supports arts and science education
May 2, 2014: Hawaiian Electric seeks energy storage to support renewables for Oahu
April 29, 2014: Statement from the Hawaiian Electric Companies regarding Hawaii Public Utilities Commission's Energy Policy Decisions
April 28, 2014: Hawaii utilities again rank high for adding solar power
April 24, 2014: Students test solar power on Earth Day
April 17, 2014: Energy conservation efforts win the Ortigosa family a PV system
April 8, 2014: Hawaiian Electric leads national project to reliably integrate solar energy
April 2, 2014: Grow Hawaiian Festival celebrates Hawaii's culture and environment
March 19, 2014: Hawaiian Electric Companies share daily solar and wind power data
March 18, 2014: Environmental restoration key goal of Hawaiian Electric donation
March 11, 2014: Hawaiian Electric begins smart grid program
March 10, 2014: Hawaiian Electric contribution ensures historic preservation work continues
March 7, 2014: Hawaiian Electric donation supports community programs across Oahu
March 6, 2014: Hawaiian Electric Companies Launch Facebook Page and Social Media "Power Sweepstakes"
February 26, 2014: Energy Excelerator Partners with Hawaiian Electric Industries - issued by Energy Excelerator
February 18, 2014: Susan Li promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel at Hawaiian Electric
January 31, 2014: Clean energy milestone reached as Hawaiian Electric deactivates Honolulu Power Plant
January 29, 2014: Hawaiian Electric Industries contributes $250,000 to Hokulea's historic voyage - issued by the Polynesian Voyaging Society
January 22, 2014: Rooftop PV enjoys another strong year in Hawaii
January 15, 2014: $100,000 Contribution from HEI will support Hope Lodge Hawaii - issued by HEI