Hawaii Regulators Shoot Down HECO Request to Reconsider ‘Big Wind’08/25/2011
UPDATED 8/26/11 10:25
It’s an unequivocal no.
“The commission is not convinced that any of the arguments raised by HECO demonstrate that the commission’s order is ‘unreasonable, unlawful or erroneous,’” as Hawaiian Electric had argued, according to a PUC document made public today.
The PUC decision is the latest development in an ongoing saga surrounding the estimated $2.3 billion project that aims to bring 400 mw of wind energy from Lanai and Molokai to Oahu via an undersea cable.