Hawaii Renewable Energy News
*Hawai‘i is rich in renewable energy sources that have the potential to free us from our dependence on imported oil, which today supplies 90% of our energy. -Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative
*Energy efficiency is the quickest, simplest, and cheapest way to control your energy bill. Learn how to reduce your energy demand by upgrading to new, efficient appliances, and reducing your energy consumption through efficient actions. -Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative
*Governor Abercrombie's A New Day in Hawaii calls energy "Hawaii's most important economic enterprise." Therefore, in an effort to build public engagement and momentum in energy efficiency, all state government agencies began taking significant behavior changes to decrease its own consumption which resulted in savings of more than $20 million in energy costs for all State government offices (a 2.8% decrease since 2009).
This promising turnaround reflects the State's ongoing efforts in energy efficiency and renewable energy development to protect against escalating energy costs and to expedite energy security to protect Hawaii and our economy against the volatility of world oil markets. -Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative