Editorial: Power monopoly crushes bioenergy try

Honolulu Star-Advertiser, December 18, 2016 – Editorial | Island Voices

By Harold “Rob” Robinson

Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) and Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) have a new, old playbook: Crush independent power producers (IPPs) such as Hu Honua Bioenergy that stand in the way of the monopoly’s drive to gain total control over power generation and distribution.

This monopoly has resorted to deceptive, unsupported claims that it has customers’ interests at heart in refusing to extend Hu Honua’s milestone date deadlines.

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