Maui’s residential electric rate is at a four-year low. The island’s effective rate is 31.5 cents per kWh. A typical 600 kWh bill is $198.78, which is $21.46 lower than last month and the lowest since February 2011.
The Hawaiian Electric Companies are proposing a new plan for PV systems that will reportedly increase the use of rooftop solar in a way that is safe, sustainable, and fair for all customers on the power grid.
High storm winds brought down trees and debris in electrical lines last night, keeping Maui Electric crews busy as they continue to respond to numerous outages on Maui and Moloka‘i this morning, MECO reported at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3.
The station is open to the public around the clock, and is the first open access charging station on the island. That means drivers are not required to sign up for a membership or subscription to use the charger.