Energy News

Jul 27
2015
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2015
Local Industry News

Jul. 24  PBN: Kauai Island Utility Cooperative to achieve 38 percent renewable energy by end of 2015

Jul. 24  PBN: NextEra Energy's major Hawaii solar farm doesn't need environmental review

Jul. 23  PBN: Hawaiian Electric launches online tool to help solar PV shoppers

Jul. 23  Star-Advertiser: Power bills creep upward

Jul. 23  PBN: Hawaiian Electric Industries' stock price falls following opposition to sale to NextEra Energy

Jul. 22  PBN: Blue Planet Foundation launches clean fleets certification program

Jul. 22  Star-Advertiser: Hawaii Clean Fleets program debuting

Jul. 22  PBN: President of Hawaii Solar Energy Association steps down

Jul. 22  PBN: Hawaii House Energy Committee Chair looking at alternatives to NextEra-HECO sale

Jul. 22  Star-Advertiser: Hawaii island group urges utility co-op instead of NextEra sale

Jul. 22  Star-Advertiser: Merger 'in best interest' of state and customers

Jul. 22  PBN: Others interested in partnering with Hawaii if NextEra deal falls through, Ige says

Jul. 22  Utility Dive: Hawaii Gov. Ige opposes NextEra acquisition of Hawaiian Electric

Jul. 22  PBN: NextEra-Hawaiian Electric deal takes a punch, but it's not down for the count

Jul. 21  KITV: NextEra-HECO deal in trouble

Jul. 21  PBN: NextEra-Hawaiian Electric not backing down after Gov. Ige, others oppose $4.3B sale

Jul. 21  Star-Advertiser: Ige opposes NextEra deal

Jul. 21  PBN: Pacific Biodiesel looks to help Big Island achieve 100% renewable energy

Jul. 21  Civil Beat: Hawaii: World's First Hydrogen Economy?

Jul. 20  PBN: Oahu's only construction debris landfill aiming for 100% renewable energy

Jul. 20  Hawaii News Now: Climate change could pose new risk to native birds

Jul. 20  Star-Advertiser: Climate change carries new risk to isle birds, study finds

Jul. 20  PBN: Solar Impulse 2's stay in Hawaii provides educational opportunities

Jul. 20  Utility Dive: HECO launches community solar pilot project

Jul. 20  PBN: Hawaii gas prices remain steady through the summer

Jul. 20  Big Island Now: Hawaiian Electric: Rooftop PV Continues Growth

Jul. 18  Star-Advertiser: Ige recognizes businesses for pushing green energy

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2015
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2015
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2015
Local Industry News

Jul. 3  PBN: Solar Impulse 2 landing in Hawaii highlights state's renewable energy goals

Jul. 3  Star-Advertiser: Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii

Jul. 3  Hawaii News Now: Solar-powered plane touches down on Oahu after 5-day journey

Jul. 2  Utility Dive: Hawaiian Electric delays energy storage project

Jul. 2  Utility Dive: HECO files with regulators to cut solar net metering rates in half

Jul. 2  PBN: Hawaii plans energy innovation center to commercialize technologies

Jul. 2  PBN: Pilot breaks records as Solar Impulse nears Hawaii for a sunrise landing on Friday

Jul. 2  PBN: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission transferred to another state department

Jul. 2  USA Today: Solar-powered plane nears Hawaii in record-setting flight

Jul. 2  Star-Advertiser: New law removes ethanol mandate for isle gasoline

Jul. 2  PBN: NextEra Energy open to developing wind and solar projects on Hawaii public lands

Jul. 2  PBN: Honolulu energy consulting firm to develop microgrid project on Kauai

Jul. 1  Star-Advertiser: Crew arrives as solar plane makes its way to isles

Jul. 1  PBN: Hawaii solar-energy industry leaders question HECO's cost-shift plan

Jun. 30  PBN: Hawaii Energy offers instant rebates for energy-efficienct lighting

Jun. 30  PBN: Hawaiian Electric pushes back major energy storage plan by a year

Jun. 30  PBN: NextEra Energy won't sell Hawaiian Electric after $4.3B acquisition closes

Jun. 30  Star-Advertiser: Solar plane makes progress

Jun. 30  PBN: Hawaii can achieve 30% renewable energy and reduce costs by 2020, study says

Jun. 30  PBN: Hawaii coal plant owner proposes battery energy storage project to Hawaiian Electric Co.

Jun. 29  PBN: Hawaiian Electric rooftop solar plan raises cost of new system installations

Jun. 29  NPR: Solar-powered airplane begins long journey from Japan to Hawaii

Jun. 29  PBN: Honolulu gas prices remain stable

Jun. 28  Wall Street Journal: Hawaii wrestles with vagaries of solar power

Jun. 28  Star-Advertiser: State wants more electric vehicle charging stations

Jun. 27  PBN: Canadian firm gearing up for Hawaiian Electric LNG project

 
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2015
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2015
Jun 08
2015
Local Industry News

Jun. 12  Star-Advertiser: Decision on HEI sale could come in June 2016

Jun. 11  PBN: Henk Rogers: Hawaii is the energy big brother to other islands in the Pacific

Jun. 11  PBN: Hawaii's major transportation energy plan to be unveiled next week

Jun. 11  CleanTechnica: 100% renewable energy goal for Hawaii: Governor signs bill

Jun. 11  EcoWatch: Hawaii enacts nation's first 100% renewable energy standard

Jun. 11  PBN: What's next for NextEra Energy's $4.3B purchase of Hawaiian Electric?

Jun. 11  Civil Beat: Achieving the impossible: a renewable energy future

Jun. 10  Star-Advertiser: HEI shareholders approve sale to NextEra

Jun. 9  Newsweek: Hawaii is aiming for 100 percent energy renewables. Can the nation follow?

Jun. 9  PBN: University of Hawaii to be 'net zero' with respect to energy by 2035

Jun. 9  PBN: Hawaii's Kualoa Ranch plans to expand to Oahu's North Shore with sheep operation at solar farm

Jun. 9  PBN: Hawaii OKs SunEdison's major solar farm on Oahu's North Shore

Jun. 9  PBN: Hawaii Gas' LNG bulk shipment goal still 2019, despite HECO delay

Jun. 9  PBN: Hawaii drops out of top 10 in solar energy installations, new report says

Jun. 9  Star-Advertiser: Measure aims to free state of fossil fuel use in 30 years

Jun. 9  KITV: Renewable energy in Hawaii

Jun. 9  Star-Advertiser: Rooftop solar has a big month

Jun. 9  Star-Advertiser: PUC stalls sun projects over concern for diversity of producers

Jun. 8  KITV: Solar setback for large producers

Jun. 8  PBN: Major Oahu solar energy farms on hold are not dead yet, PUC chief says

Jun. 8  HPR-2: Hawaii first in the nation to set 100 percent renewable energy goal

Jun. 8  KHON2: New law requires 100-percent renewable energy in Hawaii by 2045

Jun. 8  Hawaii News Now: Gov. Ige signs bill setting 100 percent renewable energy goal for state

Jun. 8  Star-Advertiser: Oahu solar permits up 30 percent in May

Jun. 8  PBN: Governor signs bill setting Hawaii's renewable energy goal at 100%

Jun. 8  KITV: Blue Planet Foundation breaks record for largest Hawaii crowdfunding campaign

Jun. 8  PBN: Oahu's rooftop solar industry heats up after months of decline

Jun 01
2015
Local Industry News

Jun. 5  PBN: Hawaii governor expected to sign bill setting state's 100% renewable energy goal

Jun. 5  PBN: National Tropical Botanical Garden on Kauai raises $280K through WEfficiency crowdfunding campaign

Jun. 5  Star-Advertiser: Koa grower poised to sell 'carbon credits'

Jun. 5  PBN: PBN panelists weigh in on what Hawaii needs to do to be self-sustaining

Jun. 5  Star-Advertiser: New Kahuku wind farm encounters opposition

Jun. 4  PBN: Hawaii regulators deny SunEdison's bid to build new solar farm on Oahu

Jun. 4  Utility Dive: Danish company proposes over 100 floating wind turbines for Hawaii

Jun. 4  Star-Advertiser: Agencies and residents raise concerns over wind farms

Jun. 3  PBN: Hawaiian Electric Co. bills on Oahu, Maui being decreased

Jun. 3  PBN: New hybrid and electric vehicle program to be offered at Honolulu Community College

Jun. 3  PBN: Hawaii considers Danish developer's $1.6B offshore wind project proposal

Jun. 3  PBN: Hawaiian Electric Co. delays $235M LNG project for two years

Jun. 3  PBN: Hawaiian Electric Co. reduces capital expenditure forecast by $170M

Jun. 2  PBN: Spinning off Maui Electric, Hawaii Electric Light not an option, NextEra-Hawaiian Electric say

Jun. 2  Star-Advertiser: Wind in Oahu's waves

Jun. 2  PBN: New study ranks Hawaii among top 10 states for renewable energy

Jun. 1  PBN: $1.6B Hawaii offshore wind energy project to be discussed Wednesday

Jun. 1  PBN: Honolulu gas prices could begin falling as summer approaches

Jun. 1  Star-Advertiser: Solar Impulse plane lands in Japan to wait out bad weather

May 31  CNN: Sun-powered Solar Impulse plane begins marathon Pacific flight

May 30  Star-Advertiser: University leaders, lawmaker address energy

May 26
2015

Clearing the Path for Clean Energy