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For Immediate Release: June 4, 2019 HONOLULU—The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has completed a study analyzing alternative models for utility ownership and regulation in Hawaii. The study was produced in response to Act 124, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, which provided funding to HSEO “for a study evaluate alternative utility and regulatory models including, ...
Read More ENERGY OFFICE PRESENTS UTILITY MODEL STUDY

For Immediate Release: March 4, 2019 HONOLULU — Electrify America selected Honolulu as one of 18 metropolitan areas to receive investment in electric vehicle DC fast chargers as part of the second phase of the organization’s National Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Plan. Electrify America said it will spend $300 million in Cycle 2 of ...
Read More ELECTRIFY AMERICA TO INVEST IN HONOLULU EV FAST CHARGING STATIONS

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2019 HONOLULU — The Task Force for Comprehensive Electricity Planning announced that Hawaii has been named one of 16 states to represent the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) on the joint task force. The two-year collaborative initiative of NARUC ...
Read More HAWAII JOINS SELECT GROUP OF STATES ON ELECTRICITY PLANNING TASK FORCE

For Immediate Release: December 18, 2018 HONOLULU — For calendar year 2018 and beyond, taxpayers claiming Hawaii’s renewable fuels production tax credit (RFPTC) will be subject to several revised requirements. These revised requirements are the result of the enactment of Act 142 of 2017 and Act 143 of 2018. Following are some of the new ...
Read More THIRD-PARTY CERTIFICATION NOW REQUIRED FOR RENEWABLE FUELS PRODUCERS SEEKING STATE TAX CREDIT

For Immediate Release: September 4, 2018 HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii has made several changes to the application process for a solar water heater variance, including a new electronic filing option and the addition of a $25 processing fee. State law requires all new single-family dwellings in Hawaii to be built with a solar ...
Read More ELECTRONIC FILING NOW AVAILABLE FOR SOLAR WATER HEATER VARIANCE APPLICATIONS

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