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Maui Electric’s Troy Connatser demonstrates plugging in an electric vehicle to the island’s first “open access” DC fast charger that is now open to the public at the company’s Kahului office. Courtesy photo.
MECO Debuts “Open Access” Electric Vehicle Charging Station
June 24th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Maui Business, Maui News
 

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.


MECO power lines. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Electric Aerial Line Inspections: June 20, 26 and 27
June 20th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Maui Electric Company will be using a helicopter to perform routine power line inspections throughout Maui County on June 20, 26, and 27. Inspections are weather permitting and will take place between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.


MECO power lines. Photo by Wendy Osher.
BRIEF: Power Restored in East & Upcountry Maui
January 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Officials with Maui Electric Company say power was restored to all affected areas by 7:45 a.m. The cause of the outage was under investigation.


Most net-metering customers of Hawaiian Electric and its subsidiaries won't have to pay for interconnection studies, the company said today. Photo courtesy of Living Off Grid.
Hawaiian Electric Relaxes Requirements For Home Solar
September 19th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Discussion
 

The move will allow greater access for residents to “net-metering” which greatly diminishes – or eliminates – electric bills for solar users.


File Photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawaiian Electric Among National Leaders in Solar Electric Power
June 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

According to the 2010 Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) annual ranking, Hawaiian Electric Company has again been named third out of 230 electric utilities nationally for the amount of solar power added to its system per customer in 2010.


Ann Neizman and Karen Kondo are among those helping to organize the Rotary's West Maui Safety Fair.
3rd Annual West Maui Safety Fair, May 7
April 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Those in attendance will have an opportunity to brush up on emergency preparation, natural disaster preparedness, CPR techniques, and ocean safety.


Maui Electric Company offices in Kahului. Photo by Wendy Osher.
County of Maui Prepares for MECO Strike
March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui News
 

The County of Maui is preparing for an planned strike at Maui Electric Company in which workers are expected to walk off the job at 3:30 this afternoon.


MECO workers file photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawaiian Electric Now Providing All Customers with Lower Rates for Conservation
March 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Oahu customers are the last of Hawaiian Electric’s customers to receive the new tiered electric rate structure already in place for Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light Company customers.


File image by Wendy Osher.
10,000 Customers Affected by Morning Outages, Feb. 2, 2011
February 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

For the second time this week, a unit at the Maalaea Power Plant tripped offline, causing a load shed sequence


File image by Wendy Osher.
Temporary Outage caused by tripped unit at Maalaea
January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Several areas of Maui experienced temporary power outages this afternoon when a generating unit at the Maalaea Power Plant tripped offline.


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