HREA has submitted and promoted bills to support its principal objectives and the interests of its constituents. HREA is active at the legislature throughout its term and prepares and presents testimony on relevant bills and resolutions before the State of Hawaii legislature. HREA maintains and …
Since 1995, HREA has actively intervened in over twenty PUC dockets representing all issues related to promoting the interests of independent power producers particularly the interests of renewable energy projects. HREA is recognized by all members of the legislature and throughout the state government as …
Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative: HREA has members who have served on the “Electric Generation and Transmission,” and “End-Use Efficiency” Committees of the HCEI. Several HREA members, including Mr. Bollmeier, have regularly attended the HCEI Plenary and Integration Team Committee meetings. The HCEI is now …
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Owners: Robert and Kelly King Nominator: Blue Planet Foundation
BY LEHIA APANABig Island Biodiesel staff work in the control room at the facility near Keaau.Photo: Courtesy of Pacific Biodiesel
This just in from Renewable Energy World:
The Aggressive Solar Pricing U-Turn that Was Impossible to Make
Paula Mints, SPV Market Research/Strategies Unlimited October 14, 2013
Traditionally the solar industry has tracked its progress along the learning curve by observing price behavior. This methodology has led to premature announcements of success under the headings of grid...
This just in from the Grist:
California utilities say, “No batteries for you!”
By John Upton
No batteries allowed.
California has the nation’s biggest “net metering” program, allowing solar panel and wind turbine owners to pump their excess electrons onto their local power grid so they can be sold to their neighbors by a utility company.
This in recently from the New York Times:
U.N. Climate Panel Endorses Ceiling on Global Emissions
By JUSTIN GILLIS
Published: September 27, 2013
STOCKHOLM — The world’s top climate scientists on Friday formally embraced an upper limit on greenhouse gases for the first time, establishing a target level at which humanity must stop spewing them into the atmosphere...
This in from EDF:
EDF defends its controversial study of methane leaks from fracking wells
By Sam Parry
I am not a scientist and I don’t play one on the blogosphere. My background is in grassroots organizing and communications. And for the last decade, I have been honored beyond words to be part of Environmental Defense Fund. I get to wake up every morning thinking of ways...