Energy Wednesday Broadcasts
The Podcast for the May 15th Energy Wednesday with Dr. Kang Wu, FACTS Global Energy & EWC Fellow Iman Nasseri, UHERO and Dept of Economics, UHM is updated on the ThinkTech's website and can be downloaded Here
- July 2013
- 7/12: Hawaii Clean Energy Day V
at the YWCA from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
ThinkTech, the Hawaii Energy Policy Forum has begun a weekly radio show on KGU titled "Hawaii: The State of Clean Energy." The series will be broadcast from 4-5 p.m. every Wednesday beginning January 8, 2013 and will be hosted by Jay Fidell of ThinkTech Hawaii. If you would like to call in to the station to voice your opinions or ask questions, call 1(808) 296-5467.
Another installation of ThinkTech's Energy Wednesday is coming up May 22! Jay Fidell will be interviewing Mike Formby, Director, Dept of Transportation Services, City & County of Honolulu, and Dan Grabauskas, Executive Director and CEO, Honolulu Area Rapid Transit. Join us for an interesting update on transportation on O'ahu.
If you miss it, a full listing of the available webcasts and an archive of our radio shows are listed in the HEPF Radio section.
Or check the ThinkTech Radio website for "The State of Clean Energy" as well as other ThinkTech programs.
Energy in the News:
5/2: Movies, IT, Ag, Energy highlight closing session
Hawaii's Senate passed several bills to advance the"Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative" as well as improve agricultural resiliency.
5/1: Hawaiian electric companies achieve renewable energy record
Hawaii on track to reach 2015 goal of meeting 15% of energy needs with renewable sources.
4/26: Bill puts solar energy within reach
Legislature hopes to encourage residents to install solar system with low-cost loans to offset high upfront costs.
4/24: Energy Industries LLC enters Hawaii's residential solar market
Energy Industries LLC begins to formally offer its services to single-family homes and non-profit organizations.
4/19: Legislation gives Hawaii regulators new tools for clean energy investment
SB 120 and SB 1040, enouraging implementation of economic incentives and modernization of the electric grids for a statewide transition to clean energy, passed in the Legislature.
UH Sustainability Corps: Learn about how to cultivate your own sustainable lifestyle with tips on reenergizing your home, aquaculture, and gardening!
Presentations & notes from our recent Energy Briefings have been posted:
March 30, 2011 Geothermal-Biofuel Briefing
January 21, 2011 Legislative Briefing
The sixth annual legislative briefing highlighted the state of clean energy, 2011 initiatives, and meeting with energy experts and industry pacesetters.