Energy Conference Videos

Below are videos of the recent energy conference, “Electric Utilities: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be” held March 26 and 27, 2014, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Thanks to Akaku Maui Community TV. Electric Utilities Conference – Opening Welcome and Keynote The Electric Utilities Conference – Wednesday, March Read More

Electric Utilities Conference Wrap-up

Energy leaders agree Hawaii can lead changes in energy landscape. Maui conference participants impressed by open and frank discussions. The buzz that came from the Maui energy conference was that the three-day conference of leading energy experts, industry leaders and activists was Hawaii’s “postcard to the future.” “This doesn’t end here. Read More

Conference Recap Video

Last week’s successful Electric Utilities of the Future Conference sparked a dialogue centered around the emergence of new utility models in Hawaii. Think Tech Hawaii’s Jay Fidel recently led a robust discussion recapping the Conference. Joining Jay in the conversation were Warren Bollmeier, President of the Hawaii Renewable Energy Alliance; Read More

Maui to host Energy Conference

Originally published on Ililani Media Hawaiian Electric Industries President and CEO Constance Lau and Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Chair Hermina Morita will be keynote speakers at a Maui Energy Conference scheduled for the end of March. Conference co-sponsors include HECO, MECO, HELCO, First Wind, DBEDT, Maui County and the Maui Economic Read More

The Perfect Storm: Tsunami of Forces Threatening HECO

Originally published on Ililani Media In the 1980s Ma Bell (AT&T) was broken up. The U.S. telecommunications industry underwent a revolution that swept away a hundred years of continuity. Companies formed, died and re-emerged. Transformational technological breakthroughs occurred. Cell phones replaced land lines. A year ago the Edison Electric Institute published “Disruptive Challenges: Read More