by Jeff St. John
September 19, 2016

Utility Hawaiian Electric has built one of the country’s most comprehensive technology platforms for managing an island grid with lots of solar and wind power as its chief source of supply. Now it’s getting ready to launch the plan that lies behind the meter, under customer control -- the demand side.

Late last month, Hawaiian Electric filed an implementation timeline for its big demand response overhaul -- one that’s officially been underway since 2014, but which has been mired in a bit of a lull over the past year or so. That’s mainly...