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Jul. 6  Star-AdvertiserNonprofit offers free energy-tracking kits

Jul. 6  Pacific Business NewsBlue Planet Foundation, Hawaiian Electric offer free energy kits to 750 Oahu homes

Jul. 4  Hawaii News NowBlue Planet Foundation power challenge looking to find 'energy monsters'

Jun. 14  Civil BeatWhy is Hawaiian Electric pulling the plug on so many power deals?

Jun. 13  The Atlantic: Why Google’s driverless cars should go to Honolulu next

Jun. 12  Star-AdvertiserSolar funding program fails to match hype

Jun. 10  Pacific Business NewsPresenting Melissa Miyashiro in PBN's 40 Under 40

Jun. 10  Pacific Business NewsHawaii community solar plan gains traction

Jun. 8  Star-AdvertiserLiquefied natural gas request should be rejected, hui says

Jun. 8  KITV: HART officials: How to resize rail and keep federal money

May 22  Star-Advertiser (editorial)NextEra still has way to go to acquire HEI

May 20  Pacific Business NewsStrong opposition to Hawaiian Electric's LNG contract with Canada firm

May 19  Star-AdvertiserUtility seeks OK to alter units to use natural gas

May 18  Star-Advertiser: HECO looks offshore in green energy plan

May 8  Star-Advertiser (op-ed)Honolulu will need many more trees to stay cool as world climate warms up

May 7  Star-Advertiser: First Oahu home receives battery-connected solar

May 4  Star-Advertiser (op-ed)Get commitments for low-cost, clean energy future

May 3  ThinkTech Hawaii: Power from the People - Action Demand Response

May 3  Pacific Business NewsState could decide on $4.3B NextEra-HECO deal in 2-3 weeks

Apr. 30  Star-Advertiser: Committee disagreements kill renewable energy bills

Apr. 29  Civil Beat: Survival and defeat: Hawaii lawmakers winnow bills

Apr. 29  ThinkTech Hawaii: Hawaii's clean transportation grade

Apr. 13  Star-AdvertiserMeasures advance for rebates on solar power batteries

Apr. 10  Star-Advertiser (editorial)Pending PUC appointment adds drama to NextEra deal

Apr. 7  Hawaii News NowNewest electric vehicle charging station targets urban condo dwellers

Apr. 6  Star-AdvertiserHECO boosts electric vehicles

Apr. 4  Star-Advertiser (editorial)Moving ahead on ‘smart grid’ a welcome move

Apr. 2  Star-AdvertiserHECO offers third attempt at renewable-energy plan

Apr. 1  Pacific Business NewsIntervenors still oppose NextEra acquisition of Hawaiian Electric Co.

Apr. 1  KHON2: Hawaiian Electric Companies propose plan for smart grid technology

Apr. 1  Star-AdvertiserHECO wants to build smart grid

Mar. 31  Pacific Business NewsSeveral renewable energy bills shelved at Hawaii Legislature

Mar. 21  Star-Advertiser (editorial): Consider greater decentralization for power utility

Mar. 10  ThinkTech Hawaii: Clean energy transportation goals

Mar. 9  Star-AdvertiserHouse advances bills promoting isles’ shift to clean energy

Mar. 8  ThinkTech Hawaii: EVs in the Aloha State

Feb. 24  ThinkTech Hawaii: Should we use LNG in Hawaii?

Feb. 23  ThinkTech Hawaii: Hawaii's energy health today

Feb. 18  Civil Beat: UH Manoa has failed to cut energy use. So now what?

Feb. 17  ThinkTech HawaiiTowards 100% renewables with Murray Clay, Richard Wallsgrove and John E. Cole

Feb. 16  KITV: Solar farm workers upset over Hawaiian Electric's decision to shut down Sun Edison projects

Feb. 5  Metro HNLBlue Planet sets up the pieces for a greener future

Feb. 4  Star-AdvertiserKauai utility on track to exceed renewables goal

Feb. 3  ThinkTech HawaiiBlue Planet Foundation’s Energy Innovation Design Challenge

Jan. 27  Star-AdvertiserIsle groups blast HECO for wanting more juice out of coal

Jan. 25  Civil Beat: Analyst: LNG likely would save Hawaii billions

Jan. 19  ThinkTech HawaiiHawaii 2016 Legislative Agenda with Rep. Chris Lee and Richard Wallsgrove

Jan. 19  Hawaii News NowHawaii Gas claims natural gas plan will lower power bills

Jan. 19  Civil BeatHawaii Gas promises to save us $1.3 billion — if only we let them

Jan. 15  Pacific Business NewsClock is ticking for community solar plan

Jan. 9  Star-AdvertiserUtility seeking renewable gas


Dec. 31  Civil Beat: Blue Planet's Top 10 Energy Stories of 2015

Dec. 29  ThinkTech Hawaii: Clean Energy Countdown: Top 10 in 2015 with Jeff Mikulina

Dec. 29  Star-AdvertiserMost residents back Hawaii energy goal

Dec. 28  Hawaii News Now: Survey: 8 in 10 residents concerned about climate change

Dec. 16  Star-Adveriser: Hawaii can lead the way to renewable energy

Dec. 2015  Hawaii Business: Off the Grid: Henk Rogers, Hawaii Business' CEO of the Year, does not follow conventions - he ignores or break them

Nov. 28  Star-Advertiser: PUC should provide solar a better path

Nov. 25  Star-AdvertiserIsle solar power industry's demise expected via cap on rooftop solar systems

Nov. 25  Star-AdvertiserHECO timing plan short on incentive, groups tell PUC

Nov. 11  Star-Advertiser: $30 billion estimate burdens consumers, NextEra critics say

Nov. 6  Star-Advertiser: State panel again snubs HECO plan

Nov. 6  Pacific Business News: Regulators raise major concerns with Hawaiian Electric's new energy plans

Oct. 27  Hawaii News Now: Blue Planet Foundation's inaugural Student Energy Summit

Oct. 22  Utility Dive: What comes after net metering: Hawaii's latest postcard from the future

Oct. 19  Civil Beat: Does Hawaiian Electric need to be more like Uber?

Oct. 14  KITVThe death of solar in Hawaii?

Oct. 7  Utility DiveNextEra, HECO withdraw application for utility solar project on Oahu

Oct. 3  Star-AdvertiserPUC will let HECO build power plant to run partly on biofuel

Oct. 2  Hawaii IndependentBlue Planet: Utilities' community solar proposal disappointing

Oct. 2  Pacific Business NewsNew Hawaiian Electric community solar program too limited, critic says

Oct. 2  KHON2HECO proposes community-based renewable energy program

Oct. 2  Star-AdvertiserHECO's ratepayers may invest in solar and realize savings

Sep. 22  KITV: Legendary race car driver leads way for more clean energy

Sep. 21  Maui Now: Legendary race car driver to be featured at fair

Sep. 9  Biodiesel Magazine: Pacific Biodiesel receives Platinum Certified Clean Fleet award

Aug. 25  Star-Advertiser: Ige blasts LNG as hurdle to clean energy in isles

Aug. 25  Civil Beat: Crutch or bridge? Panel debates using liquefied natural gas in Hawaii

Aug. 24  Hawaii Public Radio: HECO-NextEra merger takes center stage

Aug. 24  Pacific Business News: Hawaii energy grade improves to B-minus on Blue Planet Foundation report card

Aug. 12  Pacific Business News: Electric vehicle state tax credit unlikely in Hawaii, state energy exec says

Aug. 11  Star-Advertiser: Solar farms proposed by HECO will help meet energy goals

Aug. 7  Honolulu Civil BeatSolar power deserves a two-sided debate

Aug. 3  KITVLarge solar farms get the green light

Jul. 26  Utility Dive: What's next for the NextEra-Hawaiian Electric deal?

Jul. 23  Civil Beat: In with the new: Will millennials' disdain for driving help Oahu's traffic woes?

Jul. 22  Pacific Business News: Blue Planet Foundation launches clean fleets certification program

Jul. 22  Pacific Business NewsNextEra-Hawaiian Electric deal takes a punch, but it's not down for the count

Jul. 21  KITVNextEra-HECO deal in trouble

Jul. 16  Star-Advertiser: HECO pitches chance to invest in solar

Jul. 15  Hawaii News Now: HECO ready to offer community solar to some customers

Jul. 10  Pacific Business News: Jeff Mikulina on powering Hawaii

Jul. 3  Pacific Business News: Solar Impulse 2 landing in Hawaii highlights state's renewable energy goals

Jul. 1  Star-Advertiser: Crew arrives as solar plane makes its way to isles

Jun. 26  Civil Beat: Hawaii's new renewable energy law is 'leading by example'

Jun. 18  PV Solar Report: Hawaii will get 100% of its energy from renewable sources by 2045

Jun. 11  Pacific Business News: Henk Rogers: Hawaii is the energy big brother to other islands in the Pacific

Jun. 11  EcoWatch: Hawaii enacts nation's first 100% renewable energy standard

Jun. 9  Star-Advertiser: Measures aim to free state of fossil fuel use in 30 years

Jun. 8  KHON2: New law requires 100-percent renewable energy in Hawaii by 2045

Jun. 8  Hawaii News Now: Gov. Ige signs bill setting 100 percent renewable energy goal for state

Jun. 6  KITV: Blue Planet Foundation breaks record for largest Hawaii crowdfunding campaign

Jun. 5  Pacific Business News: National Tropical Botanical Gardens on Kauai raises $280K through WEfficiency crowdfunding campaign

Jun. 5  Pacific Business News: PBN panelists weigh in on what Hawaii needs to do to be self-sustaining

May 29  Pacific Business News: PBN's View: Make solar available to everyone

May 20  Star-Advertiser: Tax coal like other fossil fuels

May 18  Star-Advertiser: Coal gets helping hand

May 15  Pacific Business News: Changing mindsets key for sustainability, PBN panelists say

May 11  Pacific Business News: Hawaii sustainability leaders to meet Friday at PBN discussion

May 10  Star-Advertiser: Solar users' extra power gave HECO $1.7 million during 2013

May 6  Star-Advertiser: Legislature OKs bill setting goal for green energy

Apr. 23  Maui Now: Hawaii keiki share vision of 100% clean energy future

Apr. 22  Star-AdvertiserMeasure would limit use of liquefied natural gas

Apr. 11  PBS NewsHour: A tale of two grid defectors: Why some are quitting electric companies in Hawaii

Apr. 3  Pacific Business News: National Tropical Botanical Garden launches energy efficiency capital campaign

Apr. 1  Honolulu Civil Beat: Blue Planet blasts Hawaii PUC ruling

Mar. 25  Pacific Business News: Few opt out of Hawaiian Electric smart meter pilot

Mar. 25  Pacific Business News: Maui County islands can attain 100% renewable energy, mayor says

Mar. 20  Pacific Business News: Henk Rogers: Pick up pace on energy

Mar. 13  Pacific Business News: Entrepreneur Henk Rogers tells real estate execs: Help Hawaii move more quickly toward renewable energy

Mar. 11  Climate Progress: Here's another thing to love about Hawaii

Mar. 11  EcoWatch: Will Hawaii be the first state to go 100% renewable?

Mar. 11  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Governor's energy policy: Diversity is the key

Mar. 9  KHON2 News: Lawmakers consider ditching ethanol mandate for gasoline

Mar. 8  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: 4 cases lie ahead of decision on HEI's sale

Mar. 4  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Hawaii's renewable energy goal should be 100%

Mar. 4  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: 28 groups to take part in PUC review

Mar. 4  Pacific Business News: Hawaii regulators deny energy groups' petition on sale of HECO to NextEra Energy

Feb. 2015  Hawaii Business: Which NextEra will Hawaii get?

Feb. 25  KITV: HECO wants lower buyback rate before new solar is approved

Feb. 18  Hawaii Public Radio: Energy bills round-up

Feb. 18  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: PUC nominee would seek public views on proposed NextEra-HECO deal

Feb. 17  Honolulu Civil Beat: Public Utilities Commission: Don't short-circuit energy regulation

Feb. 6, 2015  IEEE Spectrum: Does Hawaii need a unified grid?

Feb. 3, 2015  Honolulu Civil Beat: Clean energy advocates push for 100 percent renewables

Jan. 27, 2015  Star-Advertiser: Group wants HEI-NextEra merger fought

Jan. 26, 2015  Star-Advertiser: The natural choice?

Jan. 15, 2015  Utility Dive: Groups ask Hawaii PUC to focus on HECO reforms before acquisition

Jan. 15, 2015  Star-Advertiser: PUC urged to map energy future before reviewing HEI sale

Jan. 15, 2015  Civil Beat: Clean energy groups urge regulators to hold off on NextEra approvals

Jan. 14, 2015  Hawaii News Now: Groups want PUC to hold off on approving HECO sale

Jan. 14, 2015  Pacific Business News: Finish Hawaiian Electric's new energy plan before NextEra merger, group says

Jan. 14, 2015  Star-Advertiser: Lock in HECO's plan before sale to NextEra, groups say

Jan. 13, 2015  Pacific Business News: 7 possible candidates who could be Hawaii PUC's next chair

Jan. 2, 2015  Pacific Business News: Hawaii groups receive award for electric vehicle app


Dec. 29, 2014  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Maintenance rebate for solar water heaters brought back

Dec. 26, 2014  Pacific Business News: New fund-matching group, including Jack Johnson's foundations, to assist energy-saving program for nonprofits

Dec. 23, 2014  The Hawaii Independent: A clean energy holiday poem

Dec. 23, 2014  KITV4 News: Blue Planet Foundation helping local nonprofits go green

Dec. 17, 2014  Pacific Business News: Honolulu's Blue Planet Foundation names clean transportation chief

Dec. 17, 2014  Honolulu Civil Beat: New solar projects projected to increase Oahu electricity costs

Dec. 4, 2014  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Florida company buys Hawaiian Electric Industries

Dec. 3, 2014  Honolulu Civil Beat: Florida company plans to buy Hawaiian Electric Industries

Dec. 3, 2014  KITV4 News: Hawaii's energy landscape changing

Dec. 3, 2014  KHON2 News: Hawaiian Electric to merge with Florida-based NextEra Energy

Dec. 3, 2014  Hawaii News Now: Hawaiian Electric and its new buyer claim sale will lower power bills

Dec. 3, 2014  KITV4 News: Hawaiian Electric Industries bought by NextEra for $4.3 billion

Dec. 3, 2014  Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaiian Electric sold to NextEra Energy for $4.3 billion

Dec. 2, 2014  KHON2 News: New "green energy" fee added to electric bills starting this month

Dec. 1, 2014  Star-Advertiser: Solar farm OK'd for Royal Kunia site

Nov. 29, 2014  Barron's: Hawaiian Electric: Why its shares could dim

Nov. 7, 2014  Star-Advertiser: Review staff and duties of PUC

Nov. 6, 2014  KHON2 News: New online tool reports real-time energy use on Oahu

Nov. 2, 2014  Star-Advertiser: Electric vehicles will save you cash down the road

Oct. 30, 2014  Pacific Business News: Lowering electricity rates in Hawaii starts by substituting solar energy for oil, expert says

Oct. 23, 2014  KHON2 News: Local nonprofits meet fundraising goals via crowdfunding

Oct. 14, 2014  Pacific Business News: Hawaii gubernatorial candidates split on support of LNG

Sep. 29, 2014  Star-Advertiser: Energy storage alliances aim to cut costs

Sep. 25, 2014  KHON2 News: Blue Planet raises Hawaii's grade in latest energy report card

Sep. 25, 2014  Star-Advertiser: 5,200 smart meters installed on Oahu

Sep. 18, 2014  Star-Advertiser: Repairs underway at lame electrical facility

Sep. 17, 2014  Star-Advertiser: Kiosks will help residents track Oahu's energy use

Sep. 16, 2014  KITV4 News: Aloha state gets a 'C' on renewable energy report card

Sep. 16, 2014  KHON2 News: HECO asking Oahu customers again to conserve power

Sep. 15, 2014  Pacific Business News: Blue Planet Foundation gives Hawaii a 'C' for clean energy progress

Sep. 11, 2014  Pacific Business News: New Hawaiian Electric CEO has the right vision, energy industry experts say

Sep. 10, 2014  Hawaii Public Radio Bytemarks Cafe: Episode 315: A Smarter Grid

Sep. 9, 2014  KHON2 News: Boiler leak caused issues at Waiau plant; power problem remains unresolved

Sep. 2, 2014  Green Magazine: Blue Planet Foundation weighs in on Hawaiian Electric's plan for the future of electricity

Aug. 31, 2014  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: HECO plan falls short of transformative

Aug. 28, 2014  Civil Beat: Does HECO have a plan for the 21st century?

Aug. 27, 2014  KITV News: Hawaiian Electric's plan for energy future relies on LNG and would impact rooftop solar

Aug. 24, 2014  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Customers deserve control, choice, value

Aug. 22, 2014  KITV News: Going green with renewable fuel in city buses will cost more

Aug. 11, 2014  Pacific Business News: Blue Planet Foundation helps two more nonprofits fund energy conservation projects

July 31, 2014  Hawaii Public Radio: WEfficiency on Bytemarks Cafe

July 22, 2014  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Crowdfunding works for YWCA

July 22, 2014  Pacific Business News: YWCA of Oahu lighting upgrade first fully funded WEfficiency project

July 2014  Hawaii Business: Talk Story with Jeffrey Mikulina

July 2014  Hawaii Business: Ask the expert: How do I make my business more energy-efficient?

June 25, 2014  West Hawaii Today: Renewable energy advocate: Set high goals

June 18, 2014  The Maui News: Smart meters play key role in energy management

June 11, 2014  Hawaii News Now: Seven years after emissions reduction law passed, governor has not approved rules

June/July 2014  Building Management Hawaii: How to Prep for PV

June 6, 2014  Pacific Business News: Henk Rogers' Blue Planet Foundation takes over Honolulu Clean Cities effor

June 3, 2014  ThinkTech Hawaii: WEfficiency

June 3, 2014  Pacific Business News: Hawaiian Electric seeks regulatory approval to modify rule for rooftop solar energy systems

June 3, 2014  KHON News: Nonprofit organizations benefit from new energy efficiency program

May 30, 2014  Star-Advertiser: WEfficiency: Crowdfunding to help nonprofits

May 30, 2014  KITV News: New program for energy efficiency

May 23, 2014  The Conversation on HPR: David Aquino talks about WEfficiency

May 23, 2014  Hawaii Public Radio: Hawaii Public Radio to take part in WEfficiency project

May 23, 2014  Pacific Business News: Hawaii program crowdsources loans to help nonprofits save energy, lower costs

May 23, 2014  Civil Beat: Blue Planet launches crowdfunding platform for nonprofits

May 20, 2014  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Crowdfunding website helps nonprofits boost energy efficiency

Apr. 30, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Rally for clean energy

Apr. 30, 2014: Civil Beat: Abercrombie says Hawaii has crossed "the Energy Rubicon" on renewables

Apr. 29, 2014: KHON2 News: State orders Hawaiian Electric Companies to lower rates, connect more solar

Apr. 29, 2014: Civil Beat: Community solar bill is another victim in legislative crunch

Apr. 29, 2014: Star-Advertiser: Bill to expand solar shelved

Apr. 25, 2014: Pacific Business News: Lawmakers can shine new light on solar energy

Apr. 24, 2014: Pacific Business News: 2014 Hogan Entrepreneurs Business Plan Competition 

Apr. 23, 2014: KHON2 News: Condo dwellers, renters may soon be able to invest in solar panels

Apr. 22, 2014: KHON2 News: Hundreds rally for clean energy in honor of Earth Day

Apr. 22, 2014: KITV News: Students celebrate Earth Day across Oahu

Apr. 22, 2014: Civil Beat: Happy Earth Day, Hawaii State Capitol

Apr. 22, 2014: Pacific News Center: Blue Planet Foundation Program Director Richard Wallsgrove has doubts about liquefied natural gas

Apr. 22, 2014: Civil Beat: Youth rally at Capitol today for 'secure, sustainable energy future'

Mar. 25, 2014:  The Molokai News: New refrigerators in Hui Up! Program saves local residents $1.1 million

Mar. 12, 2014: Civil Beat: Modern Grid: Plugging into Hawaii's bright future

Mar. 11, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: HECO starts trial run of smart-grid technology

Mar. 10, 2014: Civil Beat: Pedal power: Gaining traction on Oahu's bike safety and infrastructure

Mar. 2, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: No roof? Community solar can help

Feb. 21, 2014: Pacific Business News: More power to the people

Feb. 21, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Not rehiring Morita at PUC a dicey move for Abercrombie

Feb. 19, 2014: Hawaii Public Radio: Kahuku wind project faces blowback

Feb. 19, 2014: Civil Beat: Is Mina Morita Out as Public Utilities Commission Chair?

Feb. 10, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Liquefied natural gas site proposed

Feb. 10, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Startup makes green living more convenient at home

Feb. 6, 2014:  Civil Beat: Lawmakers may let Public Utilities Commission keep more special fund money

Feb. 6, 2014:  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Protect ratepayers as HECO evolves

Feb. 5, 2014:  Civil Beat: Is Hawaii afraid to regulate emissions of greenhouse gases?

Feb. 4, 2014:  KHON2 News: Bike-sharing program

Jan. 30, 2014: Hawaii Public Radio: Clean energy legislation focuses on access to power

Jan. 26, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Solar endeavor starts to heat up

Jan. 22, 2014: MidWeek: An eye on clean energy bills

Jan. 17, 2014: Pacific Business News: Solar gardens can make everyone a winner

Jan. 15, 2014: KHON2: Moving Hawai‘i beyond oil

Jan. 14, 2014: Civil Beat: Energy legislation focuses on Hawaii's clean energy obstacles

Jan. 14, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Daimler considers car-sharing in the isles

Jan. 13, 2014: Civil Beat: Hawaii car sharing aims for a sustainable future

Jan. 7, 2014: The Garden Island: The real cost of opting out of KIUC smart meters

Jan. 7, 2014: Pacific Business News: Blue Planet Foundation sees Hawaii energy 100% renewable by 2050

Jan. 3, 2014: SF Gate: Hawaiian Electric considers wood pellets as fuel

Jan. 3, 2014: Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Pellets pitched as fuel for Oahu


December 18, 2013: Hawaii News Now: Governor unveils airport improvement plan

December 18, 2013: KITV: Energy upgrades coming to Hawaii airports

December 18, 2013: KHON2: Airports to go green, reducing energy costs by $518M

December 16, 2013  Pacific Business News: Hawaii revises greenhouse gas emissions targets for power plants, refineries

November 15, 2013 Pacific Business News: The new face of HECO

November 6, 2013  KHON2: People on Molokai recycling refrigerators, saving money

October 21, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Molokai fridge swap

October 21, 2013  Maui News: Molokai warms up to program offering discounted fridges

October 17, 2013  KITV News: Hui Up to green living

October 16, 2013  Honolulu Star Advertiser: Refrigerator exchange expected to cut electric bills on Molokai

September 2013  Hawaii Business: Which is better: Cubicles and offices or open workspaces?

September 11, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Is Hawaii living up to the rhetoric on clean energy?

September 11, 2013  Hawaii Tribune-Herald: State gets C- on energy progress

September 10, 2013  Hawaii Public Radio: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Update

September 10, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Isles' clean-energy progress gets average grade in report

September 9, 2013  San Francisco Chronicle: Lanai energy point man set up microgrid in California

September 9, 2013  Hawaii Free Press: 'Green' energy lobbyists rate Hawaii C-

September 9, 2013  Pacific Business News: Blue Planet Foundation gives Hawaii a 'C-minus' for clean energy

September 5, 2013  Huffington Post: If you love the ocean, embrace clean energy

September 4, 2013  National Public Radio: Hawaii tries to get off oil in favor of natural gas

September 4, 2013  Huffington Post: Hawaii's Energy Transformation: Four Bright Spots that are Driving Change

August 5, 2013  Hawaii News Now: $1M Local Investment in Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning

July 19, 2013  Pacific Business News: Blue Planet Foundation: An education in energy

July 16, 2013  Pacific Business News: Blue Planet Foundation to partner with Hawaiian Electric on "Island Pulse"

July 12, 2013  Pacific Business News: Regulators send Hawaiian Electric back to the drawing board for renewable energy RFP

July 8, 2013  Pacific Business News: Beer festival to benefit Blue Planet Foundation

July 2013  Hawaii Business: Matching clean energy's supply with Hawaii's demand

June 27, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Governor signs 'game-changing' green energy policy into law

June 26, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: A very special fund keeps Hawaii's electric bills high

June 26, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Geico's consumer advice columnist says EVs not ready for prime time

June 26, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Why does Geico Insurance refuse electric car owners coverage?

June 25, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Local utilities: We're on board with Obama's emissions goals

June 24, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: PUC gives advisors more time to comment on HECO's energy plans

June 19, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Mayor goes on bike ride to promote traffic alternatives

June 17, 2013  Sustainable Business: Hawaii launches effort to double efficiency of buildings

June 16, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Pressure's on for "clean" energy

June 14, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: PUC decision took courage

June 13, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: State pledges green future

June 13, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: HECO's new energy plan needs work

June 12, 2013  Pacific Business News: Glick, Mikulina to represent Hawaii at Clinton Global Initiative Meeting

June 11, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaii leaders tapped for Clinton meeting on economic recovery

June 5, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: HECO needs to step up for future

May 2, 2013  Maui Weekly: Tax credit major factor in solar success

April 29, 2013  KITV News: HECO says it hit record 13.9% from renewable energy in 2012

April 26, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Bill puts solar energy within reach

April 19, 2013  Pacific Business News: Legislation gives Hawaii regulators new tools for clean energy investment

April 14, 2013  Maui News: PV tax credit "successful" incentive

April 11, 2013  Truthout: Building a solar economy: 4 lessons from Hawaii

April 5, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Loss of tax credits would hurt demand for PV, survey shows

April 4, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Blue Planet: Tax credits encourage solar adoption

April 4, 2013  Hawaii Reporter: Tax credit is a major factor in solar success

March 21, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Council rejects fuel tax hike, 6-3

March 20, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Show of support for solar

March 13, 2013  Hawaii News Now: Energy alternative being explored in Hawaii

March 4, 2013  The Garden Island News: More power to KIUC

February 25, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Bill draws fire over rate cuts for PV systems' excess power

February 24, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Interest high in firm's isle EV charging network

February 22, 2013  Pacific Business News: Time travel shows that some issues stay the same

February 22, 2013  Pacific Business News: Waikiki seawater A/C project planned

February 15, 2013  Pacific Business News: Mikulina knows this is no time to be satisfied 

February 8, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Committee tables bill on allowing community power plant

February 6, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Solar advocates support lesser tax credit

February 5, 2013  Hawaii News Now: Lawmakers consider tax credit rates for renewable energy

February 5, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Loss of tax credits might dim solar industry

January 25, 2013 Study: Hawaii gets $2.67 for every $1 in tax credits

January 25, 2013  Hawaii News Now: State aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25%

January 24, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Will Hawaii Have a Solar System on Every Rooftop?

January 16, 2013  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Blue Planet study: Solar tax incentives benefit Hawai‘i

January 16, 2013  MidWeek: Saving Energy, Promoting Awareness

January 15, 2013  KHON News report on solar energy tax credit benefits

January 15, 2013  KITV News report on solar energy tax credit benefits

January 15, 2013  KHON Be Green 2: Blue Planet's Renewable Energy Tax Credit Report and Solar Legislation

January 15, 2013  Pacific Business News: Solar tax credit generates revenue for Hawai‘i

January 9, 2013  PV Magazine: Hawaii's PUC ponders on-bill financing of solar energy systems

January 7, 2013  Honolulu Civil Beat: Report says natural gas will bring major cost savings to Hawai‘i

January 3, 2013  Honolulu Weekly: Climate Change in Hawai‘i: It's Here



December 21, 2012  Pacific Business News: Funding for energy office to be re-evaluated

November 30, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Could Hawaii's utility be doing more to reduce electricity costs?

November 26, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Groups question plan to import gas

November 16, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaii: A globally important case study in clean energy

November 9, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: State unveils new rules for solar tax credit

November 9, 2012  KITV News: Solar tax credits will be slashed

October 23, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Environmental groups: Don't Import Natural Gas

October 19, 2012  Star-Advertiser: Groups oppose plan to ship LNG to Hawaii

October 17, 2012  MidWeek: A Young Climate-change Crusader

October 10, 2012  KITV News: First Tesla S electric sedan unveiled

October 10, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Tesla's new Model S strives to make EVs sexy

October 8, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: LNG: Smart public policy or bridge to nowhere?

September 28, 2012  Pacific Business News: Legislature should not eliminate energy tax credits

September 5, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Cash infusion energizes Hawaii electric car charging company

September 2012  Hawaii Business: Is liquified natural gas a viable option?

August 24, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Gore Climate Reality training for 11-year-old

August 22, 2012  Hawaii News Now: Climate Reality Leadership Corps

August 13, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: 87,500 better bulbs

August 5, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Biofuels: Growing option?

August 3, 2012  Associated Press: Hawaii's Kahuku Wind Farm is an Industry Pioneer, Despite Fire Setback

July 29, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: TheBus stops here

July 3, 2012  KHON Be Green2: Saving energy

June 11, 2012  The Garden Island: Smart power grid starts with smart meters

June 7, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Seawater air conditioning is an ideal energy solution for Honolulu

June 2012  Westside Stories: Ma‘ili Elementary benefits from the Better Bulbs Blitz

May 30, 2012  Hawaii News Now: Energy-efficient refrigerators arrive on Lana‘i

May 15, 2012  KHON2 Be Green2: CFL Bulb Replacement Project

May 9, 2012 Maui Weekly: Kaheawa Wind Farm Phase II Completed

May 2, 2012  Associated Press: Undersea cable bill gets one last chance in Senate

April 24, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Often-overlooked benefit of solar is how it benefits Hawaii's economy

April 23, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Be kind to Earth

April 22, 2012  Hawaii News Now: Blue Planet bike tagging

April 22, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Walking the talk

April 19, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Blue Planet: Renewable energy tax credit boosts local economy

April 19, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Sun, shine

April 19, 2012  Pacific Business News: Hawaii solar tax credits pay off

April 17, 2012  KHON2 News: Be Green 2: "Green" bills in the legislature

April/May 2012  Pacific Edge: Paradigm Shiftpacificedge.jpg

April 16, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Clean energy measures advance as legislature winds down

April 15, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: The morphing of state bills

April 9, 2012  Hawaii 24/7: Parker School offers bulb exchange in Waimea and Waikoloa

April 2, 2012  Maui News: Maui Bulb Blitz

March 15, 2012  KHON2 News: Effort launched to swap out light bulbs

March 15, 2012 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Rebate for CFL bulbs raised to $1.40 from $1 each

March 14, 2012  Hawaii Tribune-Herald: Blue Planet Foundation to replace old bulbs

March 14, 2012  Hawaii 24/7: Blue Planet kicks off Big Island 'bulb blitz'

March 14, 2012  Maui News: Foundation aims to swap bulbs for cash

March 6, 2012  Maui Now: Bulb blitz challenge reaches Maui

February 20, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: 5 Innovators granted money for good works

February 10, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser  Politics aside, clarify energy plan


February 2, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: No go for HECO Simply Solar Proposal

January 30, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Is natural gas a new energy source for Hawai‘i?

January 30, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Breaking Down HECO

January 24, 2012  KHON2 News: North Shore Kaua‘i residents asked to cut down power for the day

January 23, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Blue Planet: Natural Gas? Not So Fast

January 23, 2012  Honolulu Civil Beat: Clean energy goals are a "steep uphill climb"

January 12, 2012  Maui Weekly: Balance of Power

January 8, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Power plays

January 5, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Solar energy idea gets needed boost

January 4, 2012  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: HECO aims to widen solar's reach

January 2012  Building Industry Magazine: Sunetric illuminates Honolulu City Lights



December 31, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Top 10 Green Events of 2011

December 28, 2011  Midweek: Pa‘ina: Blue Planet Foundation reception

December 22, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Solar companies get another boost from the PUC

December 21, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Costco donates Christmas trees to hundreds of O‘ahu families

December 19, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Needy families get Christmas trees

December 18, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Santa goes green in holiday display

December 18, 2011  KHON2 News: Christmas tree donation going to those in need

December 7, 2011  Na Hoku O Moanalua: Mene Mac exchanges energy for 1st place in the Better Bulbs Blitz-off

December 4, 2011  The Garden Island News: A very merry, solar Christmas

December 1, 2011  KHON2 News: Policy group may recommend oil tax increase

November 30, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Santa Goes Solar

November 27, 2011  Hawaii News Now (KGMB/KHNL/KFVE): Solar for Santa
November 26, 2011  KHON2 News: Legos to go on display at Honolulu City Lights

November 25, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Sunetric, Blue Planet team up on solar-powered holiday display

Novmeber 25, 2011 Hawaii Tribune Herald: Santa's lights are going solar

November 24, 2011  Associated Press: Santa's workshop and village to be powered by the sun in Honolulu

November 23, 2011  Pacific Business News: Sunetric to power Honolulu City Lights display

November 16, 2011  KITV News: A love for Legos

November 1, 2011  KHON2 News: Hui Up, part 2

October 18, 2011  Maui News: Energy Office official's background will be "invaluable" in building clean energy

October 17, 2011  Hawaii News Now: Mark Glick to head State Energy Office

October 13, 2011  KITV News: Solar panel farm in West Oahu gets approval

October 4, 2011  KHON2 News Be Green 2: Better Bulbs Blitzivory_kitv.jpg

October 2011  KIUC Currents (p. 7): C.F.L. means conserving, fundraising, and learning

September 30, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Henk Rogers

September 21, 2011  Renewable Energy World: Tropical Dreams looks to the sun to create superpremium ice cream

September 19, 2011  Maui Now: Renewable energy advocate appointed to Public Utilities Commission

September 12, 2011  KHON2 News Be Green 2: Climate crisis and the 24 Hours of Reality Event

September 9, 2011  Pacific Business News: Maxine Burkett part of '24 Hours of Reality' presentation

September 9, 2011  The Garden Island News: Light bulb exchange islandwide

September 2, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Swap your bulbs at Kakaako Makai Marketplace

August 29, 2011 Hawaii developing residential clean energy financing program

August 22, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaii PUC Lags Far Behind Other States

August 20, 2011  Associated Press: Hawaii regulators begin consideration of program for electric bill financing of renewables

August 18, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaii Greenhouse Gas Rules Missing in Action

August 18, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Power up! Electric rates hit record

August 18, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: A Hawaii Carbon Tax?

August 17, 2011  Clean Energy Authority: Hawaii's feed-in tariff is no Big Kahuna

August 15, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaii biofuels could prove costly

August 12, 2011  ABC News: Hawaii upgrading system to sell power to grid

August 10, 2011  American City & County: Hawaii helps residents buy green energy

August 2, 2011  KHON2 Be Green 2: Phantom Loads

July 27, 2011  The Molokai Dispatch: Cut Down Energy with Hui Up

July 26, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Molokai residents "hui up" for energy-efficient refrigerators

July 26, 2011  Hawaii News Now: Friendly Isle Fridges

July 26, 2011  KHON Be Green 2: Hui Up! program

July 26, 2011  KAOI FM: Molookai residents get a generous discount

July 25, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Aloha from Blue Planet Foundation executive

July 22, 2011  The Hawaii Independent: Hui up! program educates students, gets Molokai residents energy-efficient

July 22, 2011 The Molokai News: Hui Up program brings Molokai energy-efficient refrigerators

July 14, 2011  Sustainable Business: Hawaii studies on-bill financing for renewable energy projects

July 12, 2011 Maui Now: Veto averted as energy usage bill becomes law

July 8, 2011  The Garden Island News: Hawaii law for affordable solar signed

July 8, 2011 Hawaii News Now: Electric customers could get a financing break with new law
July 8, 2011 Hawaii 24/7: Governor signs bill to help reduce energy usage

July 8, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Abercrombie signs bill supporting renewable energy

June 29, 2011 Honolulu Civil Beat: Blue Planet to Gov: Don't Veto Energy Bill

June 28, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: State energy efficiency rally set

June 14, 2011  KHON2 News Be Green 2: CFL Fundraiser

May 31, 2011 Maui Now: Hui Up Program Offers Refrigerator Trade-in on Molokai

May 27, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: 5 Things We Love

May 12, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Blue Planet is hiring

May 12, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Solar lounge reception with Henk Rogers and Blue Planet at fishcake

May 10, 2011  KHON2 News Be Green 2: From Graduation to Green Jobs

May 2011  HI Luxury: Blue Man

May 2011  Hawaii Business: Zero Down for Solar Power

April 29, 2011 The Hawaii Independent: Energy bill amended, gives PUC option to consider home financing program

April 27, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: On-bill financing back from the dead

April 26, 2011  KHON2 News: Be Green 2 explores benefits of on-bill financing

April 26, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Unanswered questions hold up on-bill financing

April 25, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: On-bill financing makes clean energy accessible to everyone

April 24, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Blue Planet at Hawaii Nature Center's Earth Fest

April 24, 2011 Molokai Dispatch: Malama your mama

April 22, 2011 The Molokai News: Molokai Energy 2.0, Building on island efficiency

April 20, 2011 Washington Examiner: Capitol rally backs on-bill financing of solar


April 20, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Students power effort to boost energy efficiency

April 19, 2011 KHON2 News: Hundreds rally at State Capitol to support green bill

April 19, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Clean Energy Rally Today

April 19, 2011 Hawaii News Now: Hawaii Students Stand for Clean Energy

April 19, 2011 Honolulu Civil Beat: Capitol Watch April 19

April 19, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Clean Energy Rally Today

April 19, 2011 Hawaii News Now: Hawaii Students Stand for Clean Energy

April 19, 2011  Hawaii Public Radio: Students Rally at Capitol for Clean Energy Legislation

April 19, 2011 Rally today to support HB1520 and "on-bill financing" of clean energy solutions

April 18, 2011  Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Celebrating the Earth

April 13, 2011  Honolulu Weekly: Sustainability Issue--Expert Rounduptamba_chris_HNNsunrise.jpg

March/April 2011  Green Magazine Hawaii: Higher Education

March 25, 2011 Pacific Business News: HTY's new business model takes the stage

March 23, 2011 Honolulu Weekly: Spring Pop Up

March 18, 2011 HPR: Shooting for the Showdown in Chinatown

March 16, 2011  Honolulu Weekly: 21 Days later in C-Town

March 14, 2011 Pacific Business News: Green energy gets a friend in high places

March 11, 2011  Honolulu Civil Beat: Bill Watch: No Steam for Energy Legislation

March 9, 2011  HPR's The Conversation: Seven minutes, a line of dialogue, a topic, two props... the 21 day film contest starts now

March 8, 2011 KHON2 News Be Green 2: The Power of Film

March 7, 2011  Hawaii Public Radio: State Energy Office Money Running Out

February 23, 2011 Midweek Kauai: Working to Keep Kauai Greenkhon2_clo.jpg

February 23, 2011 Island Scene: Go Blue

February 21, 2011 Honolulu Civil Beat: Barrel Tax Stuck Until Gov's Budget Arrives

February 21, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: PUC, Slow to Change

February 21, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: HECO pursues palm oil

February 8, 2011 Hawaii Public Radio: Kauai Quickly Going Green

February 4, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Governor selects House energy pioneer Morita to lead PUC

February 3, 2011 Honolulu Civil Beat: Morita brings energy to Hawaii Utility Regulators

February 2, 2011 Big Island Weekly: Bright ideas for a healthy planet

February 1, 2011 Hawaii Public Radio: Biofuel test successful

February 1, 2011 KHON2 News Be Green 2: Gas-saving tips
February/March 2011 Hana Hou: Ahead of the Game (Henk Rogers profile)

January 24, 2011 Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaii's Clean Energy Future

January 24, 2011 Honolulu Civil Beat: Abercrombie Backs Off Campaign Energy Plan

January 2011 Green: Hawaii's Sustainable Living Magazine: Plug in

January 16, 2011 Hawaii Public Radio: The state's first feed-in tariff renewable project

January 10, 2011 Hawaii News Now KGMB/KHNL: Sony Open in Hawaii preview

January 9, 2011 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Home builders skirt solar law

January 4, 2011 KHON2 News Be Green 2: Feed-in tariff 


December 31, 2010 Hawaii Public Radio: HECO is officially a decoupled utility

December 30, 2010 Hawaii Reporter: Commander recognized for energy initiatives at Electric Car Rally

December 27, 2010 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Nonprofit groups deserve donations to help the aina

December 22, 2010 Hawaii Public Radio: Energy efficiency takes center stage

December 21, 2010 KHON2 News Be Green 2: Combining recycling and fundraising

December 16, 2010 Maui Weekly: Feed-in tariff presents new possibilities for Maui residents

December 6, 2010 Pacific Business News: Blue Planet tries new fundraising effort

November 25, 2010 Star-Advertiser: Isles see progress on clean energy

November 18, 2010 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: HECO site to sell homegrown power

November 11, 2010 Lahaina News: Recycle paint and household items

October 29, 2010 Pacific Business News: New feed-in tariff has critics even before it begins

October 27, 2010 The Garden Island News: Koloa School students save money while reducing their carbon footprint

October 25, 2010 The Molokai Dispatch: Solar maxed out... again

October 20, 2010 The Molokai News: New tariff allows small solar power operators to sell back energy

October 18, 2010 Pacific Business News: Hawaii energy debate is two steps ahead

October 18, 2010 Associated Press: Clean energy major issue in Hawaii gubernatorial race

October 18, 2010 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Isles to sprout fleets of 'green'

October 14, 2010 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Revamped tariffs streamline selling of power to HECO

October 12, 2010 KHON2 News: Green events take place worldwide on 10-10-10

October 12, 2010 Hawaii News Now: Hawaii Home Energy Makeover

October 11, 2010 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Reuse, recycle, refurbish

October 11, 2010 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Kilowatt-hour killers

October 10, 2010 Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Environmental projects mark 10/10/10 statewide

October 8, 2010 The Molokai News: Local green fair part of statewide and international effort to raise awareness on global energy issues

October 8, 2010 The Maui News: Green projects keyed to a date seen as auspicious

October 2010 Hawaii Business: SmallBiz energy makeover

October 2010 Hawaii Business: SmallBiz energy makeover

September 23, 2010 Pacific Business News: Workshop will focus on 'design thinking'

September 9, 2010 The Molokai Dispatch: Molokai: Perfect model for the world

September 1, 2010 Business Week: Hawaii severs tie between power sales and profits

August 27, 2010 Greentech Media: How a word-of-mouth light bulb program saved Molokai $6.5 million

August 4, 2010  Hawaii News Now: Molokai switches 36,000 light bulbs to save energy

June 17, 2010 Honolulu Weekly: Blue to the future

March 4, 2010 The Molokai News: Blue Planet Foundation donates up to 90,000 CFL bulbs to make Molokai a model for energy reduction

February 4, 2010 Los Angeles Times: For Hawaii, big push to go green is natural

January 1, 2010 Honolulu Advertiser: Hawaii first in nation to require home solar water heaters

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