Once More, Green Infrastructure Agency Is Attempting to Remove PUC Oversight

posted in: September 2017 | 0

If at first you don’t succeed…

With the Hawai`i Green Infrastructure Authority (HGIA) having failed to win the Legislature’s approval of a bill to relieve it of Public Utility Commission oversight, it is now trying to get the PUC to bow out on its own accord.

The HGIA is the state authority charged with lending out Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) funds secured by surcharges on bills sent to Hawai`i Electric customers. As Environment Hawai`i has documented over the last two years, the authority has faced a series of challenges in carrying out its charge . . .

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