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Paniolo Power Files Motion to Consolidate Merger, PSIP Dockets

(KAMUELA, HAWAI‘I, MARCH 9, 2015)—Paniolo Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Parker Ranch, Inc., filed a motion today to merge two of the most important cases currently before the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission into one docket—the Hawaiian Electric Companies’ (HECO)-NextEra acquisition and the HECO clean energy plan.

The Change of Control docket addresses NextEra Energy, Inc.’s proposed acquisition of the HECO Companies. The PSIP docket addresses HECO’s long-term clean energy strategy and transition plan.

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2014 Modernizing the Grid: Microgrid on the Big Island

How a Hawaiian cattle ranch is taking its energy future in to its own hands
Problem: Hawaii’s prohibitively high electricity prices threaten the prospects of Parker Ranch, a cattle ranch on Waimea.
Solution: Parker Ranch contracted with Siemens and Booz Allen Hamilton to conduct an integrated resource plan examining the energy alternatives available to the ranch. Parker Ranch is actively pursuing those options.   Read the Case Study