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The World Green Energy Forum in KoreaPosted on October 23, 2014
On October 23, 2014, Commissioner Akiba represented the State of Hawaii and participated in the World Green Energy Forum 2014 as a guest speaker for a session titled “Energy Storage System-led Paradigm Shift in Electric Power Industry.“ The forum was sponsored by the Korea Energy Economics Institute “KEEI”, a national policy research institute of the […]
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More Than Smart – California’s approach to rebooting its energy delivery system for the futurePosted on October 15, 2014
Greentech Media in partnership with Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute recently released a report outlining a comprehensive pathway for rebuilding California’s distribution grid. The report, titled, More Than Smart: A Framework to Make the Distribution Grid More Open, Efficient, and Resilient, outlines a clear path and framework to move from today’s centralized transmission planning infrastructure to […]
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Smart Grid Leadership Awards to be Presented to Four State Commissioners at National Town MeetingPosted on May 30, 2014
(Washington, DC – May 6, 2014) The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today this year’s recipients of its Demand Response and Smart Grid Leadership Awards. The recipients are Audrey Zibelman, Chair, New York Department of Public Service; Ann Berwick, Chair, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities; Kelly Speakes-Backman, Commissioner, Maryland Public Service […]
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Hawaii Races To The Top For Award In Energy And Water EfficiencyPosted on September 24, 2013
By Kate Zerrenner – Hawaii recently topped the national rankings for energy saving initiatives for the second year in a row. In August, the Energy Services Coalition (ESC) granted the state its ‘Race to the Top’ award for modeling excellence in energy and water efficiency. ESC’s Race to the Top challenge ranks states based on […]
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