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100% Renewable Energy Bills Cross Over at Hawaii State Legislature

on Thursday, 26 March 2015 17:17.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2015
Contact: Catharine Lo, 808-782-3733

HONOLULU—Two bills that designate a 100% renewable portfolio standard for Hawaii have progressed through the first stages of becoming law. On Tuesday, House Bill 623 and Senate Bill 715 both passed floor votes in their respective chambers and now cross over to the other chamber for consideration. 

Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii successfully crowdfunds $60,000 LED project through WEfficiency.org

on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 10:32.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2015
Contact: David Aquino, 808-954-6146

HONOLULU—Blue Planet Foundation is pleased to announce that the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii has successfully funded their $60,000 WEfficiency campaign for high-efficiency lighting in three of their Oahu clubhouses. WEfficiency is an online platform that enables nonprofits to crowdfund the upfront costs of energy efficiency upgrades.

Legislature to hear bills on 100% clean energy, community solar

on Monday, 02 February 2015 11:44.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 2, 2015
Contact: Jeff Mikulina, 808-226-4987

HONOLULU—Blue Planet Foundation is pleased to announce that the State House and Senate have scheduled hearings for energy bills on 100% clean energy and community solar. Three important bills will be heard on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

WEfficiency Hui gives nonprofits' energy efficiency campaigns a boost

on Thursday, 18 December 2014 15:47.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 18, 2014
Contact: Catharine Lo, 808-782-3733

JOHNSON OHANA CHARITABLE FOUNDATION AND KOKUA HAWAII FOUNDATION TO HELP ENABLE ENERGY-SAVING UPGRADES FOR HAWAII NONPROFITS

HONOLULU—WEfficiency, the online fundraising platform that helps nonprofits install energy efficiency upgrades, is pleased to announce the establishment of the WEfficiency Hui, a team of generous supporters whose contributions will create matching funds for active WEfficiency campaigns. WEfficiency works by crowdsourcing loans and donations to pay the upfront costs for lighting, HVAC systems, and other building efficiency solutions. Once the energy-saving systems are installed, a portion of the nonprofits’ cost savings is used to repay the loans.

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