News Releases

For Immediate Release: February 19, 2009 HONOLULU – The Governor’s Lanai Community Advisory Council will meet on Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 4:00 p.m. at the Lanai Senior Center, 309 Seventh Street, Lanai City. The public is invited to attend. Ted Peck, energy administrator, Strategic Industries Division, and Joshua Strickler, facilitator of renewable energy projects, from ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S LANAI COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL TO FOCUS ON HAWAII CLEAN ENERGY INITIATIVE

For Immediate Release: December 2, 2008 HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle and Shai Agassi, founder and CEO of Better Place, today unveiled a plan to bring an electric-car network to Hawaii, creating a model for the adoption of electric cars in the U.S. The move – only the second of its kind announced in the ...
Read More GOVERNOR LINGLE AND BETTER PLACE ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO OFFER NATIONAL BLUEPRINT FOR CLEAN ENERGY IN TRANSPORTATION

For Immediate Release: November 18, 2008 HONOLULU — Governor Linda Lingle today announced a new energy partnership to develop a 10 megawatt (MW) Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) pilot plant in Hawaii between the Taiwan Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and the Lockheed Martin Corporation. During the Governor’s official state visit to Taiwan, the ITRI ...
Read More GOVERNOR LINGLE ANNOUNCES NEW OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY PARTNERSHIP

For Immediate Release: November 13, 2008 HONOLULU — Governor Linda Lingle announced today that the State of Hawaii has been selected by the National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices to participate in its Policy Academy on Advanced Energy Strategies for Buildings. The Policy Academy will assist the state to develop an action plan ...
Read More HAWAII CHOSEN TO STUDY ADVANCED ENERGY CONSERVATION PLANNING

For Immediate Release: October 21, 2008 HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle has released $1,854,000 in design and construction funds to improve the energy efficiency of state buildings on Oahu. Project work includes the installation of new or upgraded energy-efficient products, materials, systems and equipment. “It is important that the state lead by example in making ...
Read More GOVERNOR LINGLE RELEASES ,854,000 FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION IMPROVEMENTS TO STATE BUILDINGS