Helped pass progressive clean energy policies at the state legislature and the Public Utilities Commission, including one of the nation’s first carbon taxes (Act 73 of 2010), one of the nation’s first feed-in tariffs, a mandate for an on-bill financing program, and an innovative program for green energy market securitization
C.F.L. Better Bulbs Blitz programs replaced nearly 300,000 incandescent light bulbs statewide with CFLs, saving residents more than $40 million and displacing 190,000 barrels of oil over the lifetime of the bulbs
A network of 14,000 Blue Planet Friends support our efforts to clear the path for Hawaii’s clean energy future
Helped procure $250,000 in USDA grants to help rural businesses fund small-scale renewable energy projects
Through a partnership with the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, fostered increased adoption of solar on Hawaiian Homesteads
Reached tens of thousands of Hawai‘i residents directly through presentations, tabling events, and community outreach efforts
Keynote addresses and panel discussions at Asia-Pacific Clean Energy Summit, Hawaii Clean Energy Day, Hawaii Conservation Conference, and other energy workshops and conventions
2012 Community Award, Hawai‘i Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council
2012 Bike Shorts Hawaii Film Festival First Place for “We All Have a Reason to Ride”
2012 Finalist, Cades Foundation Nonprofit Leadership Award
2011 Hawai‘i State House commendation for outstanding clean energy leadership
2011 Hawai‘i State Senate commendation for outstanding clean energy leadership
2010 Native Hawaiian Community Champion Award, Native Hawaiian Economic Alliance
Blue Planet’s vision is a world of abundant, renewable energy that sustains all life on Earth.
Our mission is to clear the path for clean energy:
• We inspire leaders to change the rules and accelerate cost-effective, secure, renewable energy.
• We inspire communities to adopt smart, replicable energy solutions.
• We inspire everyone to believe in the power and possibility of a future beyond fossil fuels.