Category Archives: Clean Technology

Maui Smart Grid Project Underway

The first volunteers in the Kihei neighborhood of Maui Meadows received installation of Smart Meters at their homes this spring — the innovative Maui Smart Grid Project is underway! This effort is funded by the United States Department of Energy … Continue reading

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A123 Systems to Supply Advanced Energy Storage Solution to Maui Electric Company to Support Maui Smart Grid Project

A123 Systems (Nasdaq:AONE), a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium ion batteries and systems, today announced that it will supply a Grid Battery System (GBS) to Maui Electric Company (MECO), a utility serving residents and businesses on the islands … Continue reading

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Pacific Biodiesel Recognized as 2011 Green Job Award Honoree

Hawaii-based Pacific Biodiesel, a company established on Maui in 1996, is cited as one of seven inspiring companies across the nation that together have created more than 2,500 quality”green” jobs. On November 10th from 6PM to 8 PM, SJF Institute … Continue reading

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Maui Smart Grid Project Now Recruiting Volunteers

Project Goal is to Evaluate Consumer and Utility Smart Grid Technologies The Maui Smart Grid project is now actively recruiting volunteers from the Maui Meadows neighborhood in South Kihei to participate in this important pilot project. Participants will have a … Continue reading

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International Success for Maui Tech Company

Maui’s Westec Environmental Solutions, LLC chosen by Iberdrola for Carbon Capture Innovation For Jeff Reiss, Vice-President of Westec Environmental Solutions (WES), LLC of Kahului, the recent announcement that Iberdrola, a Spanish utility company, is investing in their technology marks a … Continue reading

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Maui Selected for Joint Japan-U.S. Smart Grid Project

Japan-U.S. Smart Grid project on Maui to demonstrate new technologies focused on the integration of clean energy and electric vehicles Energy partners from the United States and Japan will collaborate on a multimillion dollar smart grid demonstration project on Maui. … Continue reading

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For IUE, the ocean is a place to explore and a multi-dimensional GIS application

Not long ago, Geographic Information Systems referred to a series of colored dots and splotches on Mylar sheets that could be laid over a map of a region to depict elements of the region, display relationships and predict effects, such … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Hawaii STEM App Created to Teach Innovative Energy Science

NSC Partners LLC announced today that it has launched Clean Energy Hawaii STEM. Clean Energy Hawaii STEM is an iPad application created to support innovative energy science education worldwide. The application was developed in partnership with Maui Economic Development Board’s … Continue reading

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Public Scoping Meetings Regarding the Hawai‘i Interisland Renewable Energy Program

Public Comment Sought for Renewable Energy Program The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) will host public meetings on Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i, and O‘ahu to receive comments on the scope of the … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicles on Maui – Phoenix Rising

December 2008 was a good month for transportation initiatives on Maui that promise to significantly reduce greenhouse gas and CO2 emissions. Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares and Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle signed a memorandum of understanding between Phoenix Motorcars, the Department … Continue reading

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