Thursday Mar 6
Champlin plans to file draft EIS for Oahu wind farm by summer
A California wind energy development company that plans to build a $90 million, 24-megawatt wind farm on public and private lands on Oahu's North Shore next to the existing Kahuku Wind farm, expects to have its draft environmental impact statement done by this summer, the firm's president told PBN.
Hawaiian Electric sends new rules to solar PV contractors
Hawaiian Electric Co. has recently sent out new rules to solar photovoltaic contractors to address safety and reliability concerns on circuits with high amounts of PV, including increasing circuit penetration levels, which could speed up the slowing industry.
Energy Excelerator partners with Hawaiian Electric parent to create space for startups
Hawaii's Energy Excelerator program, which aims to help energy innovation companies navigate markets in Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific region, has recently partnered with Hawaiian Electric Industries , the state's largest public company, to create an innovation space for its startups in Downtown Honolulu.
Hawaiian Electric executives earned higher salaries in 2013
The president and the executive staff of Hawaiian Electric Co. , the state's largest electric utility, received higher base salaries in 2013, but their total compensation for the year was lower compared to the year before, according an annual report for parent Hawaiian Electric Industries .
Hawaiian Electric Industries Reports 2013 Year-End & Fourth Quarter Earnings
EPS. The comparison to prior year results is shown on a core earnings basis1 in the table below.
HECO gets OK to bypass competitive bidding on three solar projects
State regulators have approved Hawaiian Electric Co.' s request to forgo the competitive bidding process for three planned solar-energy projects on Oahu that total about 33 megawatts, according to public documents this week.