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Hawaiian Electric to expand grid services contract with OATI

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved Open Access Technology International (OATI)'s second Grid Services Purchase Agreement with Hawaiian Electric.
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Hawaii regulator approves $25 million grid services contract

Swell Energy has announced that the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved its $25 million contract with Hawaiian Electric for the delivery of various grid services through an aggregated virtual power plant.

Hybrid solar-pumped hydro system planned in Hawaii

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) and AES Corporation are planning to develop a solar powered pumped storage project.

Hawaiian Electric – The challenges of a client-sited resource model

Rich Barone, Director of Customer Resources & Markets at Hawaiian Electric chats to Clarion Energy at this year's DISTRIBUTECH 2020 about the unique challenges the utility has faced and overcome in developing a client-sited, dispatchable resource value model in the face of the state's ambitious goal to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2045.
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Hawaii wins “Race to the Top” efficiency award for 8th year

Energy Services Coalition has recognised Hawaii for the eighth consecutive year for investments in state and county energy efficiency projects.
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Hawaiian Electric seeks renewable, dispatchable DER, storage

The Hawaiian Electric Companies submitted to the PUC their Final Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation and Energy Storage RFPs and supporting documentation for the islands of Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii
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Hawaii negotiates seven integrated solar-storage projects

Seven major solar-plus-storage projects on three islands, are now in contract negotiations between developers and the Hawaiian Electric Companies.
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Two states drive surge in residential battery storage installations

Residential battery storage has surged in the US during the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report by Greentech Media and the Energy Storage Association. The authors report that 36MW of ‘behind the...
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Hawaiian Electric partners with Verizon to install smart sensors on grid

Hawaiian Electric Co. has partnered with Verizon to modernise Hawaii’s power grid, with the installation of smart sensors that collect near real-time data. The collaboration commenced in May and the sensors are now fully functional. The...

US Army embarks on $150 million energy efficiency project

The US Army has entered into an Energy Savings Performance Contract with Energy Solutions and Security to implement energy efficiency retrofits in military houses at Island Palm Communities (IPC) in Hawaii. Energy Solutions and Security...