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Industry insight: Interviews from DISTRIBUTECH 2020

We've put together the leading industry intelligence, insights and thought leadership content from DistribuTECH 2020, to bring you the best and latest in the US power industry, and the big predictions for the year and decade ahead.

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 to utilise water heaters as part of VPP

Hawaiian Electric Company has signed an agreement to incorporate grid-interactive water heaters (GIWH) into the utility's emerging grid services market as part of a Grid Services Purchase Agreement.
Hawaiian Electric DER

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

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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Hawaiian Electric Selects partner for ADMS Consulting

Hawaiian Electric Companies have selected GridBright, Inc. to provide consulting support in the procurement of an Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS). Hawaiian Electric and its...
lithium-ion battery

US Tender: Campbell Industrial Park Energy Storage Project

The Hawaiian Electric Campbell Industrial Park Generating Station has invited tenders to build a 100MW energy storage system at the generating station. Please note,...

Volcanic eruptions shift utility focus to microgrid solutions

Volcanic eruptions on Hawaii’s Big Island have damaged Hawaii Electric Light (HELCO) poles and equipment shifting the utility’s focus to microgrid development. “We know that...
Kinetic energy

Hawaiian Electric launches 4 hour kinetic energy storage system

Hawaiian Electric, in partnership with Amber Kinetics and Elemental Excelerator have launched operations of a four-hour kinetic energy storage system powered by groundbreaking flywheel...

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