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March 30, 2012

MECO Team Brings “Safety First” to Lanai

Nearly 400 keiki and kupuna on Lana'i learned about electrical safety hazards, and how to properly prepare for emergencies during a presentation hosted by Maui Electric Company last week.
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March 05, 2012

BREAKING: New Maui Electric Company President Appointed

Maui Electric Company has appointed Sharon M. Suzuki as the company's next president. Suzuki, whose appointment takes effect on May 1, 2012, fills the post being vacated by the retirement of Ed Reinhardt
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December 28, 2011

Wailea Substation Upgrade Supports Smart Grid Project

An advanced energy storage system will be installed at the Maui Electric Company substation in Wailea as part of the Maui Smart Grid Project.
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November 01, 2011

MECO President Guest on Mayor’s TV Show

Renewable energy programs at Maui Electric Company, and the County's North Shore Greenway project, are among the topics to be discussed on the next edition of Your County with Mayor Arakawa.
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September 21, 2011

Smart Grid Project Recruiting 200 Maui Meadows Volunteers

The Maui Smart Grid Project will demonstrate and evaluate new technologies that will help residents better manage and reduce energy consumption during periods of high demand.
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June 16, 2011

PUC Approves Maui Electric, Sempra Wind Contract

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved a 20-year contract for Maui Electric Company to purchase 21 megawatts (MW) of wind power from Sempra Generation's Auwahi Wind project on the Ulupalakua Ranch.
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March 24, 2011

30 MW Kahulu Wind Commercial Operations Begin

The project is able generate enough renewable energy to power up to 7,700 Oahu homes annually.
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March 04, 2011

MECO President Reinhardt issues Statement on Strike

Maui Electric Company President Ed Reinhardt issued a statement this afternoon in response to the strike that began at 3:30 p.m.
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February 16, 2011

Newly approved contract clears way for largest wind energy project in state on Maui

When the expansion is complete, Kaheawa will produce a combined capacity of 51 MW, enough energy to power 20,000 Maui homes.
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February 08, 2011

MECO seeks to add 50 megawatts of firm renewable power

Maui Electric Company is seeking PUC approval to begin a search for 50 megawatts of new renewable energy capacity on Maui.
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January 28, 2011

Kihei Building First Renewable Generation Facility in State

DKK Properties in South Maui became the first renewable energy generation facility in the state under the under the new Feed in Tariff program.
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August 12, 2010

MECO to discuss South Maui electrical line extension project

Maui Electric Company will host a community meeting tonight to provide information on a proposed electrical line extension project in South Maui.  The meeting will include a presentation on the project from representatives at Maui Electric and planning consultants with the firm Munekiyo & Hiraga, Inc. Company officials will discuss alternative routes for the new 69 kV... Read more »
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October 01, 2009

Maui Electric Seeks 9.7% Rate Increase

Maui Electric Company is requesting a rate increase for Maui County customers in 2010.  The 9.7% increase translates to $28.2 million.  The funds generated are projected for use toward capital improvement projects and increased operating and maintenance costs. If the full request is approved by the PUC, a typical residential home on Maui would see... Read more »
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