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From Big Island Now:
Hawaiian Electric is partnering with global electric vehicle software provider ev.energy to offer customers a smart charging mobile app that will enable electric vehicle drivers to optimize their charging sessions while helping inform Hawaiian Electric’s development of future charging programs and EV-specific rate options.
Customers who enroll in the Smart Charge Hawai‘i pilot will have the choice of receiving an incentive of either $150 in cash or 10,000 HawaiianMiles under Hawaiian Airlines’ frequent flyer program.
Ulupono Initiative provided funding support for the program, which is available to up to 2,000 residential customers with EVs on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and in Maui County. As part of their participation, customers will be given access to ev.energy’s mobile app that provides EV drivers with the ability to track their EV charging costs and consumption at home and on the go.
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