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April 14, 2018

Maui County Joins Drive Electric Hawaiʻi Initiative

The initiative aims to accelerate the cost-effective electrification of transportation in all passenger, public and fleet vehicles.
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August 04, 2016

“REAP-ing What You Sow,” Plants Seeds for Local Businesses

The REAP program allows qualified farmers or small businesses, interested in energy efficient and renewable energy improvements to receive loans or grants on projects.
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April 04, 2016

New Maui County Energy Commissioner Selected

His number one job will be to keep the county moving forward on its goal of achieving 100% renewable energy and to make sure that costs to ratepayers are contained.
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March 04, 2016

Maui Electric Reports 35.4% Renewable Energy Use

Company representatives say the Big Island of Hawai‘i led the state with 48.7 percent of customer electricity use coming from renewable resources in 2015.
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April 04, 2014

Pacific Biodiesel Closes Maui Plant

Biodiesel fuel services will continue throughout the state but cooking oil sent to Hilo will now be delivered without processing first on Maui.
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August 30, 2013

Cleaner Fuel Supplies Sought for MECO

Hawaiian Electric Companies is seeking suppliers of ultra-low sulfur diesel, biodiesel or biodiesel blends, in the hopes of obtaining up to 150,000 barrels per year for supplies at MECO and HELCO generation facilities, officials said.
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April 18, 2013

MECO Gets National Honors for Solar Energy Adoption

MECO was ranked sixth in the nation in 2012 for adding new solar power on a per customer basis, according to the educational non-profit Solar Electric Power Association.
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March 06, 2013

Wind Farm Electric Savings as Invisible as the Wind

"Don’t kid a kidder, my friend. Have you seen my electric bill? If there were windmills on this island I would know about it."
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February 22, 2013

PHOTOS: Blessing Marks Completion of Maui’s Auwahi Wind Farm

A blessing ceremony was held today, marking the completion of the 21-megawatt Auwahi wind farm in Ulupalakua. The project’s eight wind turbines are capable of generating enough electricity to power 10,000 local homes.
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February 13, 2013

Hyatt Partners with MECO in Renewable Energy Pilot Project

The pilot program was launched last year to help business customers control the cost of electric bills, while helping the utility maintain reliability and add more renewable energy to the Maui grid.
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May 25, 2012

Lee Jakeway – Sugar & Energy a Potent Blend

With over 30 years in sugar under his belt and a solid background in producing power, Lee Jakeway is the director of energy development and planning at HC&S.
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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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August 29, 2011

VIDEO: Maui Mayor Eyes Energy Potential

Mayor Arakawa plans for a conscious shift away from traditional power consumption. He said he is on a mission to get to 100 percent reuse.
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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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