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Sep. 18  PBN: Huge solar, wind projects have biggest impact on Hawaii's environment, new report says

Sep. 18  Civil Beat: NextEra, Hawaiian Electric revise list of paid consultants

Sep. 18  PBN: Plan afoot to develop Hawaii's Lake Wilson into major hydroelectric project

Sep. 17 Utility Drive: The top 10 trends transforming the electric power sector

Sep. 17  Star-Advertiser: Oahu electric bills to rise; other isles will see costs drop

Sep. 17  Civil Beat: Living Hawaii: Electric Rebellion

Sep. 16  PBN: Hawaii's Consumer Advocate may issue information requests to NextEra-HECO heads, PUC says

Sep. 16  Utility Dive: IOU, co-op or muni? Experts debate the creation of public utilities

Sep. 16  Star-Advertiser: I'm immune to pressure, Iwase says

Sep. 16  PBN: Hawaii's energy chief, governor mum on stance toward NextEra-HECO sale

Sep. 15  Star-Advertiser: Schatz urges PUC to focus on NextEra's plan for increasing renewable energy

Sep. 15  PBN: More labor unions join opposition against $4.3B NextEra Energy-Hawaiian Electric sale

Sep. 14  KHON: RevoluSun to donate solar-powered air conditions to Kalaheo

Sep. 14  KITV: Electricity bills soar as more turn to AC for relief

Sep. 14  Star-Advertiser: Porsche unveils all-electric Tesla-fighting sports car

Sep. 14  PBN: Hawaii solar energy exec launches new company aimed at curing rooftop solar ills

Sep. 13  Wall Street Journal: Renewable energy's potential may be understated

Sep. 12  Star-Advertiser: Heat triggers record energy use

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Industry News

Sep. 4  Star-Advertiser: Officials want options for electrical utility

Sep. 4  PBN: Hawaii used the least amount of energy in the U.S., new report says

Sep. 4  PBN: Colorado's Arion Energy to develop several solar energy projects across Hawaii

Sep. 4  PBN: Hawaii regulators set public hearing dates and locations on NextEra-HECO sale

Sep. 4  PBN: NextEra Energy underestimated challenges in Hawaii during HECO sales process, exec says

Sep. 3  PBN: State energy committee lawmaker opposes NextEra Energy-Hawaiian Electric sale

Sep. 3  Greentech Media: The land of surf, sun and startups: 5 promising energy companies working in Hawaii

Sep. 3  PBN: Hawaii electrical workers union opposes $4.3B sale of Hawaiian Electric to NextEra Energy

Sep. 3  Star-Advertiser: Electrical union opposes NextEra proposal

Sep. 3  Civil Beat: What would a nuclear disaster in Florida mean for Hawaiian Electric?

Sep. 3  PBN: Hawaii leads the nation in solar power per capita

Sep. 2  PBN: NextEra Energy's initial HECO sale application doesn't apply anymore, exec says

Sep. 1  KITV: City hears public comments following new bike path announcement

Sep. 1  PBN: NextEra Energy giving enough details in Hawaiian Electric sale case, exec says

Sep. 1  Star-Advertiser: Company trying to buy Hawaiian Electric responds to critics

Aug. 31  KHON: NextEra, Hawaiian Electric outline new merger details with expanded community benefit

Aug. 31  KITV: NextEra: Hawaii is not Florida

Aug. 31  Hawaii News Now: NextEra sweetens deal for HECO customers in buyout

Aug. 31  PBN: NextEra Energy outlines 50 new commitments in Hawaiian Electric deal

Aug. 31  Civil Beat: NextEra, Hawaiian Electric make new commitments in merger deal

Aug. 31  Star-Advertiser: 'Gasifier' will burn garbage for power at Hickam

Aug. 31  Civil Beat:  Living Hawaii: How cheaper energy could change our lives

Aug. 30  Star-Advertiser: Ige shares new vision for state's energy goals

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Aug. 28  ThinkProgress: Hawaii's going 100 percent renewable, and it's not using natural gas as a 'transition'

Aug. 28  Maritime Executive: Fuel cell generates power for Honolulu port

Aug. 27  Star-Advertiser: Hawaii could lead nation by enacting carbon-emissions fee

Aug. 27  Utility Dive: Is variable pricing the way out of Hawaii's solar wars?

Aug. 27  Star-Advertiser: Plan for sea wind farm faces resistance

Aug. 26  PBN: Hawaii Gas CEO says utility plans to share LNG shipment pricing next month

Aug. 26  EcoWatch: Hawaii flips switch on world's largest ocean harvesting clean energy plant

Aug. 26  Al Jazeera America: In Hawaii, rooftop solar panels threaten 'utility death spiral'

Aug. 25  Civil Beat: Crutch or bridge? Panel debates using liquefied natural gas in Hawaii

Aug. 25  PBN: Hawaii Energy Excelerator strikes deal with General Electric's investment arm

Aug. 25  Star-Advertiser: Ige blasts LNG as hurdle to clean energy in isles

Aug. 25  Hawaii News Now: Hu Honua Bioenergy facility scores top spot

Aug. 24  PBN: Hawaii energy grade improves to B-minue on Blue Planet Foundation report card

Aug. 24  Hawaii Public Radio: HECO-NextEra merger takes center stage

Aug. 24  PBN: Hawaiian Electric not backing down after governor states LNG opposition

Aug. 24  PBN: Gov. David Ige opposes Hawaii importing LNG, says state should focus on renewable energy

Aug. 24  PBN: Hawaiian Electric customers would save $400 over five years under NextEra plan, exec says

Aug. 23  Star-Advertiser: NextEra must address a long list of concerns

Aug. 23  KITV: Bike-friendly Honolulu to get even friendlier

Aug. 22  Star-Advertiser: Power plant using seawater launches

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Industry News

Aug. 21  Star-Advertiser: NextEra hires former Inouye aide

Aug. 20  Hawaii News Now: Feeling the heat: Earth in July was hottest month on record

Aug. 20  PBN: Hawaii undersea cable project needs to be considered, energy exec says

Aug. 20  PBN: Energy conference in Honolulu to address strategies to get to 100% renewable energy

Aug. 19  GreenBiz: Islands become clean energy trendsetters

Aug. 19  PBN: Hawaii agency wants NextEra Energy to commit to no layoffs for 4 years

Aug. 19  PBN: Honolulu's Pelatron Q focusing on waste-to-energy efforts on Kauai

Aug. 19  Star-Advertiser: Rooftop solar approvals increased 47% in July

Aug. 18  PBN: Eeny, meeny, miny, roll: Bikeshare Hawaii to decide on equipment

Aug. 18  PBN: Large North Shore Oahu wind farm makes big move up Hawaii's Clean Energy Leaders list

Aug. 18  PBN: Hawaii's Sunetric's backlog of solar projects with Hawaiian Electric sliced in half

Aug. 18  Hawaii News Now: US proposes to cut methane from oil, gas by nearly half

Aug. 18  PBN: Oahu's solar PV market continues to heat up in 2015

Aug. 18  Star-Advertiser: State PUC turns down 3 HECO solar projects

Aug. 18  PBN: Hawaii regulators deny power purchase agreements for 3 large Oahu solar farms

Aug. 17  PBS NewsHour: Switched on: Rooftop solar is on the move again in Hawaii, but for how long?

Aug. 17  PBN: Hawaii regulators shelve proposed SunEdison solar farm on Oahu

Aug. 17  KHON2: Laser fence upgrades part of KIUC's expanded efforts to protect endangered seabirds

Aug. 17  Star-Advertiser: HEI suitor nudges way onto political scene in isles

Aug. 16  Star-Advertiser: Failure of merger would cost NextEra

Aug. 16  PBN: Hawaii's $5M energy and biotech incubator to be completed by December

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Aug. 14  PBN: Hawaii's 100% renewable energy goal has teeth, state exec says

Aug. 14  Utility Dive: Stakeholders push NextEra to reveal plans for Hawaiian Electric

Aug. 14  Star-Advertiser: Electricity bills drop for Oahu customers

Aug. 13  PBN: Bikeshare Hawaii seeks input on system selection

Aug. 13  PBN: Hawaii Energy Excelerator startup secures $45M in funding

Aug. 13  Star-Advertiser: Sierra Club cool to NextEra deal

Aug. 13  PBN: Hawaii Energy Office hosting its own conference next year in Waikiki

Aug. 12  PBN: Electric vehicle state tax credit unlikely in Hawaii, state energy exec says

Aug. 12  Star-Advertiser: HEI sale will result in $1B in benefits, NextEra estimates

Aug. 12  PBN: Hawaii Gas in dispute with Hawaiian Electric-NextEra Energy over acquisition

Aug. 12  PBN: Big Island's Hawaiian Ocean View Estates to get major solar farm

Aug. 11  PBN: Hawaiian Electric, AES Hawaii coal plant locked in power dispute

Aug. 11  Star-Advertiser: Solar farms proposed by HECO will help meet energy goals

Aug. 11  PBN: Hawaii, Korea energy tech institute team on energy storage testing

Aug. 11  PBN: Hawaiian Electric down to three bids for $235M LNG project

Aug. 11  PBN: Hawaiian Electric plans to expand smart grid project later this year

Aug. 10  Star-Advertiser: State Consumer Advocate opposes NextEra purchase of HEI

Aug. 10  PBN: Hawaii Consumer Advocate rejects $4.3B sale of Hawaiian Electric to NextEra Energy

Aug. 10  Civil Beat: Hawaii Consumer Advocate: Reject NextEra-HECO merger in its current form

Aug. 10  Star-Advertiser: HEI's profit drops 15% due to merger costs

Aug. 9  Star-Advertiser: Shift energy use to hit goals, UH study shows

Aug. 8  Star-Advertiser: NextEra helps HECO shape future fuel acquisition policy


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Clearing the Path for Clean Energy