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Hawaiian Electric embarks on largest ever clean energy procurement drive

The Hawaiian Electric Companies are commencing Hawaii’s largest procurement effort for renewable energy resources to end the use of coal and reduce reliance on imported oil for power generation.

It is among the largest single renewable energy procurements undertaken by a US utility.

With the approval of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), the companies have issued requests for proposals for renewable energy and grid services from developers locally and globally, moving the state closer to its goal of using 100 per cent renewable energy by 2045.

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