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Proposed $1 Billion Hydrogen Fuel Hub Signals A New Start For Reenergized Hawaii Agency Getty Images/iStockphoto

Proposed $1 Billion Hydrogen Fuel Hub Signals A New Start For Reenergized Hawaii Agency

The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism floundered under the Ige administration.
Renewable Energy Projects Are Back On Track After Pandemic Lull Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2023

Renewable Energy Projects Are Back On Track After Pandemic Lull

Supply chain challenges are easing, allowing Hawaii utilities to step up efforts to go green by 2045.
New Community Solar Projects Slated For Molokai Could Lower Bills Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

New Community Solar Projects Slated For Molokai Could Lower Bills

A pair of solar plus battery energy projects will move forward on Molokai, pending the approval of state utility regulators.
Opponents Of West Kauai Energy Project Want More Environmental Scrutiny Courtesy: KIUC

Opponents Of West Kauai Energy Project Want More Environmental Scrutiny

The solar-charged hydro power concept would be the first of its kind in the world.
Small Islands And Putin’s War Are Accelerating The Global Shift To Clean Energy in 2023 David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Small Islands And Putin’s War Are Accelerating The Global Shift To Clean Energy in 2023

Watch for reforms including countries finding ways to reward consumers for efficiency and clean energy generation and allow the permitting of more smart grids.
Danny De Gracia: Now Is The Time For Hawaii To Prepare For A Fusion-Powered Future Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Danny De Gracia: Now Is The Time For Hawaii To Prepare For A Fusion-Powered Future

It won't take long for the fusion breakthrough to change the world, but Hawaii has some work to do.
Used Motor Oil Stockpile To Be Shipped Offshore Longterm Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Used Motor Oil Stockpile To Be Shipped Offshore Longterm

The state's largest processor of used motor oil is at full capacity and will start shipping fluid out in the next few days.
A Large Solar Storm Could Knock Out The Power Grid And The Internet. An Electrical Engineer Explains How Photo: Svein-Magne Tunli/Wikipedia Commons

A Large Solar Storm Could Knock Out The Power Grid And The Internet. An Electrical Engineer Explains How

Geomagnetic storms have been recorded since the early 19th century and they will inevitably occur again.
‘A Huge Mess’: Hawaii County Cracks Down On Hu Honua Permit Violations Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat/2018

‘A Huge Mess’: Hawaii County Cracks Down On Hu Honua Permit Violations

The Department of Public Works has issued a violation notice to the biomass energy plant, but the company's president says everything's in order and will be sorted out soon.
Why Is Hawaii Still Suffering From High Oil Prices When The Mainland Has Dropped? Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

Why Is Hawaii Still Suffering From High Oil Prices When The Mainland Has Dropped?

Hawaii was the only state in the U.S. last week where electric rates continue to cause consumer shock and average gasoline prices topped $5 per gallon.