Press/Media

These selected press releases from the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism and other state agencies announce major milestones, events, and other news relating to Hawaii’s move toward a clean energy future.

Press Releases – Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative

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DBEDT ISSUES FINAL CALL FOR CLEAN ENERGY EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

Posted: January 25, 2017, 7:48 pm
News Release (PDF) For immediate release: January 25, 2017 HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) is announcing the last call to apply for up to $10,000 in fiscal year 2017 sponsorship funding for events which assist in the efforts to raise awareness and garner support […]

DBEDT Accepting Forms for Renewable Fuels Tax Credit

Posted: January 11, 2017, 5:55 pm
News Release (PDF) For Immediate Release: Jan. 11, 2017 HONOLULU —  The  Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is now accepting notifications from renewable fuels producers planning to pursue Hawaii’s new renewable fuels tax credit. Taxpayers wishing to claim the credit are required, among other things, to provide written notification to DBEDT of […]

State’s Clean Energy Progress Outlined in DBEDT Report

Posted: December 27, 2016, 5:52 pm
News release (PDF) For Immediate Release: Dec. 27, 2016 HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has released its 2016 Energy Resources Coordinator’s Annual Report, which highlights the policies and activities that have advanced the state approximately a quarter of the way toward its target of […]

Advisory Board Will Provide Guidance for VERGE Hawaii 2017

Posted: October 25, 2016, 5:22 pm
News release (PDF) For Immediate Release: Oct. 25, 2016 HONOLULU — GreenBiz Group and the Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) have announced the formation of an advisory board for the  VERGE Hawaii 2017: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, returning to Honolulu June 20-22. VERGE Hawaii explores the innovative clean energy policies, models, technologies and infrastructure […]

Hawaii Leads in Energy Performance Contracting for 5th Straight Year

Posted: September 29, 2016, 11:23 pm
News release (PDF) For Immediate Release: Sept. 29, 2016 HONOLULU — Hawaii was recognized for the fifth consecutive year by the Energy Services Coalition as the nation’s leader for per capita investment in energy performance contracting (EPC), an innovative financing tool that allows government buildings to achieve significant energy efficiency savings without having to pay […]

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