May Newsletter

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 … Continue reading

Radio Frequency Study Press Release

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 … Continue reading

Smart Meter Radio Frequency Study Report

Smart Meter Radio Frequency Study Report

Report of EMR assessment of Smart Grid Meters and Access Point performed on 20 Feb. 2014 This report reflects the pre and post antennae activation electromagnetic radiation assessment operating Smart Meters at 5 locations.   Download Report  

February Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

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 … Continue reading

Connect: Maui Smart Grid Newsletter Issue 10

Connect: Maui Smart Grid Newsletter Issue 10

Web Site Developer Evaluates Energy Usage Regularly Installing a $21,000 photovoltaic system at his Maui Meadows home is one of the best energy-savings decision Istvan Siposs said he’s ever made. Siposs works from home where he develops Web sites for … Continue reading

Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

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 … Continue reading

May Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

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 … Continue reading

March Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

March Maui Smart Grid Newsletter

Reduce Your Energy Footprint Residents searching for help with energy efficiency and savings can tap into a variety of local sources including three new businesses started by interns in the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui program, funded by Hawai’i Natural … Continue reading

Maui Smart Grid volunteer featured in Smart Grid Today!

Maui resident Tom Croly was featured in yesterday’s Smart Grid Today newsletter. Here’s an excerpt: Maui smart grid demo cites changed behavior of ‘data junky’ Maui smart grid project participant Tom Croly is charged $1.50 on his electric bill each … Continue reading

February Maui Smart Grid News

February Maui Smart Grid News

Smart Meters, Smart Choices Each time Tom Croly puts in a full load of laundry into the dryer, he’s charged $1.50 on his electric bill. When his big screen TV powers up for up to five hours in the evening, … Continue reading