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Mauna Kea Resort champions energy-saving culture

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Energy and Mauna Kea Resort have teamed up to present “Sharing the Aloha: Energy Efficiency Workshops” to educate over 1,000 Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel employees on energy-saving measures. They are the first on the Big Island to offer the Hawaii Energy workshops. The workshops were presented by […]

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Hawaii Energy increases rebate for solar water heaters

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Energy, the energy efficiency and conservation program for Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties, has increased its instant rebate on new, qualifying solar water heating systems from $750 to $1,000. Residents should act soon, as this rebate is only for a limited time. “If residents haven’t already done so, now is the time […]

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Hawaii Energy seeking energy heroes

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Energy, the conservation and efficiency program for Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties, has announced the launch of its second annual Energy Success Story Contest. Ten winners will be selected, and each will receive energy efficiency gift bags valued at $200 each. One overall winner will also be awarded a home energy monitor […]

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Trade-in your incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescents Saturday (March 24) in Kona

Students from West Hawaii Explorations Academy, one of the schools participating in the Big Island Bulb Blitz, will help coordinate the McDonald’s CFL exchange. For every incandescent bulb exchanged at the event, West Hawaii Explorations Academy will receive 50 cents. While supplies last, participants will receive a free CFL for every incandescent bulb brought in.

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Blue Planet kicks off Big Island 'bulb blitz'

Blue Planet kicks off Big Island ‘bulb blitz’

MEDIA RELEASE Over the next two months, Blue Planet Foundation aims to replace 25,000 inefficient incandescent light bulbs with energy-saving CFLs. To help distribute the CFLs, Blue Planet is inviting Big Island schools, community groups, social clubs, religious organizations, and athletic teams to participate in the Big Island Bulb Blitz. The Blitz is funded by […]

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Hawaii Energy expanding home energy reports initiative

Hawaii Energy expanding home energy reports initiative

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Energy, the energy efficiency and conservation program, announces it has begun mailing Home Energy Reports to approximately 62,000 residential electric utility customers on Hawaii Island, Lanai, Maui and Molokai. The reports are a new, innovative tool that will provide randomly selected households with information designed to help them improve the energy efficiency […]

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Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program, wants to help residents achieve energy savings in their homes by incentivizing them to turn in old refrigerators or freezers, and to use compact fluorescent lights (CFLs).

Starting today, Hawaii Energy will pick up and recycle old working refrigerators or freezers for free and pay cash for eliminating those old units.

Hawaii residents can cash-in on old refrigerators and freezers

Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program, wants to help residents achieve energy savings in their homes by incentivizing them to turn in old refrigerators or freezers, and to use compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). Starting today, Hawaii Energy will pick up and recycle old working refrigerators or freezers for free and pay cash […]

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Hawaii Energy, the state energy conservation and efficiency program, will be ending its $1,000 solar water heating incentive for cash purchased systems this Wednesday as funds have been exhausted.

Solar water heating $1,000 incentive ending Wednesday (May 25)

Hawaii Energy, the state energy conservation and efficiency program, will be ending its $1,000 solar water heating incentive for cash purchased systems this Wednesday as funds have been exhausted.

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Small business and nonprofit organizations will soon receive LED lamps at no cost to themselves. Through participation in Hawaii Energy’s Lighting the Future offering these organizations will save energy and money while helping Hawai’i to reduce its dependence on imported oil.

Small businesses and non-profits can get free LED lamps

Small business and nonprofit organizations will soon receive LED lamps at no cost to themselves. Through participation in Hawaii Energy’s Lighting the Future offering these organizations will save energy and money while helping Hawai’i to reduce its dependence on imported oil.

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Hawaii Energy helping residents improve efficiency

Hawaii Energy helping residents improve efficiency

MEDIA RELEASE As part of ongoing efforts to help the Hawaii residents save energy and money, Hawaii Energy will be piloting a new Home Energy Report program this month. The reports will offer energy use peer comparisons, household energy use insights, personalized tips on how to reduce electricity bills and energy use progress tracking to […]

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Cash reward for turning in old appliances

Cash reward for turning in old appliances

MEDIA RELEASE Residents who surrender old, but working, appliances will be eligible for a cash reward through a new program offered by Hawaii Energy, the state energy conservation and efficiency program. The bounty program will reward residents who unplug and recycle up to one refrigerator, freezer and window air conditioner each and aims at reducing […]

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Only one month after doubling the solar water heating system rebate to stimulate sluggish system sales, Hawaii Energy reports that over 600 households have purchased solar water heating systems, exhausting the federal stimulus money that had been allocated for this enhanced rebate. Fortunately, other solar water heating rebates are still available.

Hawaii Energy’s bonus solar water heating rebate ends early after exhausting funds

Only one month after doubling the solar water heating system rebate to stimulate sluggish system sales, Hawaii Energy reports that over 600 households have purchased solar water heating systems, exhausting the federal stimulus money that had been allocated for this enhanced rebate. Fortunately, other solar water heating rebates are still available.

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Hawaii Energy promoting sustainable energy behavior

Hawaii Energy promoting sustainable energy behavior

MEDIA RELEASE To help promote state energy conservation and efficiency, while reducing Hawaii’s dependence on foreign oil, Hawaii Energy continues to add innovative consumer energy programs aimed at educating, encouraging and incentivizing the residents of Hawaii to embrace energy efficiency practices. Hawaii Energy offers a number of programs to promote sustainable energy behaviors, including: * […]

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Hawaii Energy increases commercial lighting rebates

Hawaii Energy increases commercial lighting rebates

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Energy, the state’s energy conservation and efficiency program, is escalating its efforts to encourage businesses to install energy-efficient lighting by increasing existing rebates. Prescriptive rebates will be increased by 20 percent with some incentives doubling, depending on the type of technology. All customized rebates, including lighting, will be doubled for a limited-time […]

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