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US Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk to Present Keynote Address at HEPF 20th Anniversary Legislative Briefing

NEWS US Deputy Secretary of Energy David M. Turk will present the Keynote Address at the Hawai’i Energy Policy Forum’s 20th Anniversary Legislative Briefing on January 12 at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Prior to his nomination as Deputy Secretary, Turk was the Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), where he focused …

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HEPF Discusses Federal Energy Policy and Implications for Hawaii

The Hawaii Energy Policy Forum presented its efforts in tracking clean energy policy and considering the implications for Hawaii residents. There are two major recent pieces of legislation that provide federal funding for clean energy programs, The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and The Inflation Reduction Act. HEPF staff members Mitch Ewan and Adam Strubeck discussed these …

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Hawaiian Electric Presents Renewable Energy Zones on Web Show Hawaii: State of Clean Energy

Hawaiian Electric Presents Renewable Energy Zones on ThinkTech Hawaii Show: State of Clean Energy On Thursday, September 15th, a representative from Hawaiian Electric, Mr. Ken Aramaki, presented their study on Renewable Energy Zones (REZ) on the ThinkTech Hawaii show: State of Clean Energy. Check out the show, hosted by HEPF’s Mitch Ewan, to learn more …

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HEPF Presents Resilience Webinar with NREL and Hawaiian Electric Company

HEPF Presents Resilience Webinar with NREL and Hawaiian Electric Company The Hawai‘i Energy Policy Forum held an interactive webinar for HEPF members and energy stakeholders on a map under design to identify locations for advanced microgrids on O‘ahu. Moderated by HEPF Chair, Mark Glick, the webinar featured presentations by data scientist, Katy Waechter, of NREL …

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President Biden Op-Ed: 3 things everyone should know about the Inflation Reduction Act

August 16, 2022 ICYMI:President Biden Op-Ed: 3 things everyone should know about the Inflation Reduction Act Yahoo News: 3 things everyone should know about the Inflation Reduction Act[President Joe Biden, 8/16/22] Today, I signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law — one of the most significant laws in recent history. With this law, the American people won and …

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Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP) Update

Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP) Update The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP) provides technical assistance to remote, island, and islanded communities to assist in energy transition of energy systems and to improve energy resilience through innovative energy planning and deployment.  HNEI is a regional partner of ETIPP and …

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Update

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Update This week, US Department of Energy reported the following funding announcements: Funding Opportunity Award (FOA)  Advancing Equity Through Workforce Partnerships  Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) FY22 Funding Announcement  40101D Formula Grants to States & Indian Tribes     I2X launch (Interconnection and Innovation Exchange)   Electric Drive Vehicle Battery Recycling and Second – Life …

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