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For Immediate Release: November 22, 2011 HONOLULU – State government and energy officials joined Governor Neil Abercrombie and Japan-based New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) President Hideo Hato at the State Capitol today as the two leaders signed a memorandum of understanding to memorialize ongoing efforts between the State of Hawaii and NEDO. ...
Read More GOVERNOR ABERCROMBIE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR JAPAN-U.S. SMART GRID DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

For Immediate Release: November 14, 2011 Honolulu – Governor Neil Abercrombie last night signed an agreement with Mr. Yu Ping, Vice Chairman of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), to pursue mutual interests in clean energy development. The Letter of Intent was signed by both parties just hours after the Asia Pacific ...
Read More GOVERNOR ABERCROMBIE SECURES AGREEMENT WITH CHINA FOR CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

For Immediate Release: November 13, 2011 HONOLULU – The State House of Representatives, Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) today hosted nearly 350 CEOs of Chinese and Hawaii companies as they discussed energy transformation initiatives and projects. The Hawaii- China CEO Forum ...
Read More HAWAII-CHINA CEO FORUM CONVENED AT STATE CAPITOL

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2011 Honolulu – U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Energy Steven Chu, U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye and Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon led a roundtable discussion to further the clean energy initiatives between the State of Hawaii and the federal government. “The Obama Administration and Governor Abercrombie share a commitment to ...
Read More COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL AND STATE ENERGY GOALS SHARED AT ROUNDTABLE WITH U.S. SECRETARY OF ENERGY STEVEN CHU, U.S. SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE, AND GOVERNOR NEIL ABERCROMBIE

For Immediate Release: November 2, 2011 HONOLULU– Employees at the Hawaii State Capitol Building cut back another 32,000 kilowatt hours, saving an additional $2,400 in electricity during the ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings that began on May 2, 2011 and ended on August 31, 2011. The Capitol Building entered the competition ...
Read More HAWAII STATE CAPITOL BUILDING TRIMS MORE ENERGY USE DURING EPA’S ENERGY STAR NATIONAL BUILDING COMPETITION