The Hawaii Energy Conference (HEC) attracts energy industry leaders from Hawaii, the Continental U.S., Japan and Europe to exchange ideas on how to better serve the community in today’s rapidly changing power generation and delivery environment.

The 9th Hawaii Energy Conference will be virtual, scheduled for 10 & 12 May with more details to follow on theme and program.

Past Conference Topics

2021 | The Energy Transition in Hawaii: Focus on investments in people and projects
2020 | Imagining a Just Recovery. What would that look like for the grid? (Virtual)
2019  | Innovation in Practice
2018  | Decarbonization: A Business Opportunity for Innovative Communities
2017  | All Things Energy: Pursuing New Opportunities for Electricity and Beyond
2016  | 100% Renewable Energy in Hawaii: It’s No Longer A Matter of When
2015  | A Focus on the Customer
2014  | Electric Utilities: The Future Is Not What It Used to Be

Meet the Program Committee

Colton Ching | Senior Vice President, Planning & Technology, Hawaiian Electric
Frank De Rego Jr. | Co-Chair, Conference Program Committee; Director of Business Development Projects, Maui Economic Development Board, Inc.
Alex De Roode | Energy Commissioner, Office of Economic Development County of Maui
Jacqui Hoover | Co Chair, Conference Program Committee; Executive Director and COO Hawaii Island Economic Development Board (HIEDB); and President Hawaii Leeward Planning
Jonathan Koehn | Chief Sustainability & Resilience Officer, City of Boulder
Doug McLeod | Chair, Conference Program Committee; Member, DKK Energy Services, LLC
Robert “Rocky” Mould | Executive Director, Hawaii Solar Energy Association
Tricia Rohlfing | Vice President of Finance, Hawaii Pacific Solar
Maria Tome | Managing Director, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Hawaii State Energy Office

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