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Hawaii Electricity

Is Cheap Electricity A Pipe Dream In Hawaii? | Posted 10.06.2015 | Hawaii

Hawaiian Electric Co. CEO and President Alan Oshima would like to puncture a dream once and for all: This state shouldn’t expect cheap electricity. ...

HECO Begins Smart Grid Rollout On Oahu | Posted 09.25.2014 | Hawaii


Time Magazine: Why Hawaii Wants Liquefied Natural Gas From The Mainland | Posted 08.19.2014 | Hawaii


Hawaii Is Getting Closer To The Holy Grail Of Solar Power

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green

HONOLULU - Major advances in battery storage technology, not to mention sharp cost reductions, could help light the way for Hawaii’s troubled solar ...

How Renewable Portfolio Standards Can Subvert Your Economy

Sally Kaye | Posted 11.10.2013 | Hawaii
Sally Kaye

A strange thing happened on our way to a "clean energy" future in the U.S.: we've been hijacked by private developers whose primary interest is cashing in on state and federal subsidies and the guaranteed payback of a hefty return on investment, spawned by each state's need to meet self-imposed renewable portfolio standards (RPS).

The Big Island Is Throwing Away Electricity

Richard Ha | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Here on the Big Island, we throw away at least seven MW of electricity per day. It's geothermal energy tapped at night, when people are sleeping and so the utility requires less electricity.