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  • February Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

    Smart Grid Volunteer Strives To Use Energy From Sun Motivated by a desire to see technology move forward, Alfred Wolf has volunteered for the Maui Smart Grid project since its inception. “It has gone well and given me access to an assortment of tools to use for working with my energy issues,” he said. Having …

    January 31, 2021
  • Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

    Energy Savings Motivates Maui Meadows Retiree Retired psychiatrist Ric Andrews’ invested in the Smart Grid project and photovoltaics to help save energy. “It may be years away but I’m willing to pay now so I can save later,” the Maui Meadows resident said. The owner of a two-bedroom home and a pool house on a …

    January 31, 2021
  • Radio Frequency Study Press Release

    Expert study finds no health risks with smart meters A new study has concluded that the electromagnetic radiation from radio frequency (RF) measured on smart meters at homes in the Maui Smart Grid project does not create a hazard. Findings by Cascadia PM, an engineering and project management service company, are outlined in a report …

    January 29, 2021
  • May Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

    Couple Engages In Electrical Usage Monitoring Shirlye and Ted Sonsteby are constantly monitoring their energy usage and charges. “Ours were always low,” Shirlye Sonsteby said, referring to their monthly bills from Maui Electric Co. As participants of the Maui Smart Grid project, the Sonstebys said they can easily compare their usage and actual billing. “Now …

    January 28, 2021
  • May Newsletter

    Volunteer sees the positives in Maui Smart Grid Maria Drey was contemplating ways to become more energy efficient when the Maui Smart Grid Project came along two years ago. “I thought it was a great idea,” Drey said in explaining why she signed up immediately after being asked. Drey has one smart meter on her …

    January 27, 2021