Other Routes to Clean Energy

Other Routes to Clean Energy

Energy efficiency and renewable energy are the best known pieces of Hawaii's clean energy future puzzle.  But there are technologies that displace the use of oil that are also part of the effort to end Hawaii's near total dependence on imported fossil fuel.


Energy Storage

Energy Storage

At the Hawaiian Electric Companies, more than 17 energy storage projects are underway or planned to provide grid service or explore and pursue this technology to support the use of more renewable energy and maintain reliable service for customers.

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Seawater Air Conditioning

Seawater Air Conditioning

Seawater air conditioning is a proven technology available right away. Deep, cold seawater can be used to cool buildings, offsetting the electricity needed for air conditioning. More than half the necessary customers have already signed up.

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