NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
APPLICATION OF HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC.
FOR APPROVAL TO CONSTRUCT AN OVERHEAD SUBTRANSMISSION LINE
Docket No. 2015-0044
The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (“commission”), pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes §§ 269-27.5 and 269-27.6(a), HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that it will hold a public hearing relating to the Application of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (“HECO”), filed on February 19, 2015, for commission approval to extend an overhead 46 kilovolt (“kV”) subtransmission line (the “Project”) near Waioni Street in the Mililani area of Oahu. The public hearing will be held as follows:
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Mililani Waena Elementary School Cafeteria
95-502 Kipapa Drive
Mililani, HI 96789
The Project was initiated at the request of Waihonu North LLC in order to accommodate the development and installation of a Tier 3 Feed-In Tariff 5 megawatt (“MW”) solar farm on real property owned by Religious Corporation Honbushin and situated in Mililani on the island of Oahu. The existing 46 kV overhead line will be extended into property owned by Religious Corporation Honbushin, where it will connect to a substation for the solar farm. The overhead extension work consists of the installation of: (1) one 65-foot wood pole; (2) one 46 kV pole mounted switch; and (3) approximately 100 circuit feet of 46 kV 336 KCM AAAC overhead conductors. The estimated cost of the Project is $87,036, plus an estimated interconnection cost of approximately $2,600,862, both of which will be paid for by Waihonu North LLC.
Copies of HECO’s Application are available for public review through the commission’s electronic Document Management System, accessible at http://dms.puc.hawaii.gov/dms/. In addition, copies of HECO’s Application are also available for review by contacting HECO [(808) 548-7311], the commission’s Honolulu Office [(808) 586-2020], or the Division of Consumer Advocacy [(808) 586-2800].
All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing to state their views on HECO’s Application. Statements may also be mailed to the Public Utilities Commission, 465 South King Street, Room No. 103, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or e mailed to Hawaii.PUC@hawaii.gov. All written statements should reference Docket No. 2015-0044. Special accommodations for persons with disabilities can be made if requested reasonably in advance by contacting the commission’s Honolulu Office.
(SA756790 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, 6/8/15)~