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State accepts utility’s green energy plan

  • “After 2022, coal won’t be burned to generate electricity on Oahu anymore. It’s the cheapest power source by a significant margin. … It’s also a major contributor to the emissions that are causing climate change.”

    Shannon Tangonan

    Spokeswoman, Hawaiian Electric

The state Public Utilities Commission has accepted an updated plan submitted by Hawaiian Electric Cos. detailing how it will reach the state’s goal of 100 percent renewable energy five years ahead of schedule. Read more

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