Hawaii in 2030 and 2045: Energy, Economy, and Environment
Hawaii State Energy Office administrator, Carilyn Shon, moderated a panel session at the 2018 VERGE Hawaii summit titled, Hawaii in 2030 and 2045: Energy, Economy, and Environment. The panel explored Hawaii’s clean energy goals set for 2030 and 2045. What will Hawaii be like at these two milestone dates? Presentations covered energy, population, the economy; fossil fuel impacts on electricity and marine transportation; environmental and economic implications (bridging the gap between science and policy to improve coastal zone management in Hawaii in 2030 and 2045).
- Shasha Fesharaki, Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director, FGE Hawaii
- Dr. Eugene Tian, Economic Research Administrator, DBEDT
- Dr. Brad Romine, coastal geologist and coastal management specialist with the University of Hawaii and the Department of Land and Natural Resources