Making it happen — the road ahead

June 29, 2018 by  
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Last December, Hawaii became the first U.S. state to commit to 100% renewable fuel sources for public and private ground transportation, with a target of 2045 (and a pledge to transition all fleet vehicles to 100% renewables by 2035). This was not only historic, but an incredibly ambitious proclamation by the state’s four mayors.

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SHOCKA — the story of energy in Hawaii

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A short, high-energy rock musical number with choreography from Honolulu Theatre for Youth — a professional theatre production. An inspiring case study of how partners nationally and locally can work together to integrate arts and educational messages to inspire multi-generational solutions as the islands transition to 100% clean energy.

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Bridge to Hawaii’s future — lessons from the next generation

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Hawaii is pursuing a clean energy future that is fast approaching. Those who will carry the renewable electricity torch are just steps away from assuming the responsibility of leading in this industry. The reach of renewables development in Hawaii is broad — from policy to technology and social equity to fragile island ecologies — and tomorrow’s leaders will have a lot to address. So, what is being done to equip future generations with the tools necessary to seamlessly fold into the face-paced, technology-centric clean energy transformation?

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VERGE Talk: Cultivating energy innovation in an unlikely place

June 28, 2018 by  
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Alaska is at ground zero for climate change, yet its mainstay is still oil and gas. It is also the production home to 12% of the world’s microgrids.

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We are 100: voices from our collective journey to 100% renewable energy

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Hawaii is the first state in the nation with 100% renewable energy targets for both for electricity and ground transportation. But what does that mean for everyday residents and businesses in the islands? What is their role in our journey to 100%?

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Scaling distributed energy resources to benefit everyone

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For Hawai‘i to achieve its 100% clean energy goal, it cannot rely solely on grid-scale projects, making Distributed Energy Resources and the end-user an important piece of the puzzle.

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Sustainable tourism: valuing experiences, efficiencies and ecosystems

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How do tourism industry stakeholders — hotels, business owners, airlines — define “sustainability” from an economic standpoint? How can leaders advance efficiency and conservation without compromising — even increasing — the experience for travelers?  What are the metrics that the industry can align on to demonstrate data-driven progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions while creating new economic opportunities?

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Framing the sustainability policy opportunity in Hawaii

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Building on a long history of systems thinking and sophisticated natural resource management, Hawaii’s leaders continue to advance the sustainability of communities, the environment, and economic prosperity. In 2016, Hawai’i passed legislation formally aligning the state with the Paris Agreement on climate change. The State legislature with elected official and public and private sector partners launched the Aloha+ Challenge, which serves as a local mechanism to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Senate Majority Leader J.

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VERGE Accelerate: Waste to Energy Generating

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This fast-paced start-up competition provides entrepreneurs in energy, transportation, buildings, water and cybersecurity the opportunity to pitch to the VERGE audience. Industry experts provide commentary and audience votes determine the winner.

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VERGE Accelerate: Allume Energy

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This fast-paced start-up competition provides entrepreneurs in energy, transportation, buildings, water and cybersecurity the opportunity to pitch to the VERGE audience. Industry experts provide commentary and audience votes determine the winner.

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