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Lanai Outreach. Courtesy Photo.
MECO Team Brings “Safety First” to Lanai
March 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

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.


Sharon Suzuki. Photo courtesy MECO.
BREAKING: New Maui Electric Company President Appointed
March 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

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


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. It will also assist Maui Electric Company (MECO) operate the electricity grid more efficiently.
Wailea Substation Upgrade Supports Smart Grid Project
December 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

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


Ed Reinhardt, courtesy file photo, MECO.
MECO President Guest on Mayor’s TV Show
November 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

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.


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. It will also assist Maui Electric Company (MECO) operate the electricity grid more efficiently.
Smart Grid Project Recruiting 200 Maui Meadows Volunteers
September 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


PUC Approves Maui Electric, Sempra Wind Contract
PUC Approves Maui Electric, Sempra Wind Contract
June 16th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

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.


Kahuku Wind image courtesy First Wind.
30 MW Kahulu Wind Commercial Operations Begin
March 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

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


MECO President Ed Reinhardt, file photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO President Reinhardt issues Statement on Strike
March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

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


Maalaea wind turbines at Kaheawa Wind Farm. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Newly approved contract clears way for largest wind energy project in state on Maui
February 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

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


Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
MECO seeks to add 50 megawatts of firm renewable power
February 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

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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