Ways to Own a Utility

Ways to Own a Utility

These days, with the state Public Utilities Commission (PUC) focusing on the proposed merger of HEI with NextEra Energy, a number of politicians have thrown out alternative ownership models for the transaction.  We’ll talk about some of them and how they have fared in...
What Should We Be Asking of the HECO Merger?

What Should We Be Asking of the HECO Merger?

Recently, following Governor Ige’s announcement of opposition to the Hawaiian Electric – NextEra Energy acquisition in its current form, the Hawaii Consumer Advocate, in written testimony before the Public Utilities Commission, generally opposed the deal but proposed...