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Clean Energy

Competitive Bidding for New Generation

Hawaiian Electric Company Request for Proposals (RFP) for at least 200MW of Renewable Energy for Oahu

RFP Update (July 19, 2013)

Only July 11, 2013, the commission issued Order No. 31354 to Docket No. 2011-0225 for the proceeding related to a competitive bidding process for 200 MW or more of renewable energy delivered to or on Oahu.  Order No. 31354 instructs the Company to amend its draft RFP to: 1) remove references to Castle & Cooke’s Lanai Wind Project, 2) eliminate solicitations for an undersea transmission cable, and 3) reflect additional guidance provided in order No. 31354.  Hawaiian Electric will review the order and notify developers registered for the RFP when an updated RFP is posted.  To read Order No. 31354, please click here. To learn more about Hawaiian Electric’s Renewable Energy RFP, view important updates about the RFP process, or download the draft RFP and other pertinent documents, please go to www.hawaiianelectric.com/renewableRFP.

Hawaiian Electric Company Renewable Firm Dispatchable Capacity Request for Proposals (RFP)

RFP Update (July 19, 2013)

On July 11, 2013, the commission issued Order No. 31358 to Docket No. 2011-0039 to close the competitive bidding proceeding to acquire up to approximately 300 MW of new, renewable firm dispatchable capacity generation resources on the island of Oahu.  The commission will consider future requests by Hawaiian Electric to open another proceeding to conduct an RFP for firm generation upon a demonstration of need and a plan focused on customer needs.  To read Order No. 31358, please click here.  

Hawaii Electric Light Company Geothermal Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Hawaii Electric Light Company Geothermal Request for Proposals (Geothermal RFP) Website may be found at http://GeothermalRFP.helcohi.com

Maui Electric Company Renewable Firm Dispatchable Capacity Request for Proposals (RFP)

RFP Update (July 19, 2013)

On July 11, 2013, the commission issued Order No. 31357 to Docket No. 2011-0038 to close the competitive bidding proceeding to acquire up to approximately 50 MW of new, renewable firm dispatchable capacity generation resources on the island of Maui.  The commission will consider future requests by Maui Electric Company to open another proceeding to conduct an RFP for firm generation upon a demonstration of need and a plan focused on customer needs.  To read Order No. 31357, please click here.