Renewable energy company Ameresco said it will partner with Bright Canyon Energy to build Kūpono Solar, a solar-plus-battery storage facility in Pearl Harbor.
Hawaiian Electric withdrew plans to build a key battery storage system on Oahu; tight deadlines and supply chain issues appear to be the cause.
State officials say they are both excited and intimidated by the amount of clean energy funding coming through the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
State regulators OK'd HECO’s $4.98 million pilot to install EV charging infrastructure across the state in a bid to incentivize investment in charging ports.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan have pledged to donate $50 million for climate research at the University of Hawaii.
Hawaii's PUC approved construction of the West Kauai Energy Project, a pumped storage hydropower project designed to produce 110 GWh of annual output.
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The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation recommended a tax on tourists to help pay for a $3.5 billion budget shortfall in the city’s light-rail project.
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HECO has pledged to speed up its carbon reduction efforts as state officials revive the idea of converting its last coal-fired plant to biomass.
States and provinces in the U.S. and other nations are leading efforts to address climate change while their national governments often lag.
The Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission met last week to recap its progress over the past year and set the stage for the UN's COP26.
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