Marco Mangelsdorf

Marco Mangelsdorf has been in the renewable energy field for nearly four decades years and is president of ProVision Solar, a Hilo-based solar company designing and installing PV projects across the islands since 2000.
He has taught energy politics at UH Hilo and the University of California and is a director and secretary of the Hawaii Island Energy Cooperative which seeks to convert the Big Island’s electric utility to a coop.

The New Normal Of The State Of Solar In Hawaii

Major players in the PV industry are disappearing and sales are dropping.

Alternate Realities: The State Of Solar Power In Hawaii Jon Callas/Flickr.com

Alternate Realities: The State Of Solar Power In Hawaii

As our political leaders promise a conversion to renewable energy, the state of solar power is in deep decline.

Whatever The Outcome of NextEra/HEI Deal, HIEC Is Ready Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Whatever The Outcome of NextEra/HEI Deal, HIEC Is Ready

Hawaii Island Energy Cooperative's vision for a locally based utility would make bringing down rates and integrating cost-effective renewables its top two priorities.
After Solar Power’s Roller Coaster Ride in Hawaii — What’s Next? ProVision Solar

After Solar Power’s Roller Coaster Ride in Hawaii — What’s Next?

The spread of photovoltaic energy in Hawaii hit some speed bumps in 2014. Here is what to expect in the coming year.
Solar Darkness — Is Hawaii Trapped in a Grim HECO Fairy Tale? ProVision Solar

Solar Darkness — Is Hawaii Trapped in a Grim HECO Fairy Tale?

When it comes to those who envision a solar future for Hawaii, there are demolitionists, dreamers and pragmatists.