The Road To 100%: Meeting Hawaii’s Clean Energy Goals

At the GreenBiz Verge Honolulu last week (formally the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit), I had the opportunity to connect with the renewables and sustainability community from across the state (and beyond). The event ‘welcomes those seeking to seize the renewable energy opportunity’ and the diverse crowd included government, military, …

Tesla Now Powers this Island with Solar Energy

American automaker Tesla has recently built a solar energy project in Kauai in Hawaii, The Verge reported. The Kauai project consists of a 52 megawatt-hour battery installation plus a 13 megawatt SolarCity solar farm, it said. Tesla and the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC), the power company that ordered the …

Tesla Powers Up Pioneering Hawaii Solar Storage Project

Tesla has reportedly completed its first major solar storage project since its $2bn acquisition of SolarCity, underlining the electric vehicle giant’s plans to become a major player in the wider clean tech sector. The company said it has brought online the Kapaia solar and storage project in Hawaii, combining a …

Hawaii Bill Calls for 100% Green Transportation by 2045

Hawaii lawmakers want the state’s ground transportation to run entirely on renewables by 2045. As a majority of their imported fossil fuels go towards transportation, if every car on the road was instead powered by clean electricity, it could make a huge difference for the state’s emissions. But there’s still …