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National Tropical Botanical Garden launches $280,000 WEfficiency project

on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 12:24.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2015
Contact: David Aquino, 808-954-6146

Project will yield $60,000 in electricity cost savings annually and help preserve 70,000 plant specimens in the Botanical Research Center

KALAHEO—On Monday, Mar. 30, the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) announced the kick-off of a $280,000 energy efficiency campaign on WEfficiency, the online fundraising platform for nonprofits powered by the Blue Planet Foundation.

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.

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