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HECO’s plan needs work


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 04, 2013

~~<p>Hawaii is taking steps toward a future powered increasingly by renewable energy, but it's still not clear that its primary electric utility has charted a clear course toward that goal.</p>
<p>Criticism from several fronts suggests that reaching that goal without overburdening customers will require that the company shift from its legacy business model &mdash; generating and selling power &mdash; to become more of an energy distributor.</p>
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Hawaii is taking steps toward a future powered increasingly by renewable energy, but it's still not clear that its primary electric utility has charted a clear course toward that goal.

Criticism from several fronts suggests that reaching that goal without overburdening customers will require that the company shift from its legacy business model — generating and selling power — to become more of an energy distributor. Login for more...



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