Hawaii

HECO To Offer Electric Car Owners Discounted Rates

·By Nanea Kalani

Hawaiian Electric Co. plans to offer cheaper electricity rates to 1,600 electric car owners who charge their vehicles between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. when demand for electricity is low. The announcement comes as several carmakers get ready to release all-electric vehicles this fall.

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