Partner of the Year
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Hawai’i Energy is a statewide efficiency program focused on empowering businesses and families to reduce energy use in pursuit of a 100 percent clean energy future. Hawai’i Energy effectively rolled out new programs and expanded others to help customers deal with economic hardship, delivering a combined 328,000 MWh of lifetime energy savings through installation of ENERGY STAR certified products. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Launching a $1 million energy relief grant to help local businesses purchase ENERGY STAR certified products and other efficiency upgrades.
- Increasing focus on ENERGY STAR certified commercial kitchen products by doubling rebates and expanding customer and distributor education, saving participating customers a combined $111,000 in operating expenses.
- Expanding its ENERGY STAR trade-up initiative, which purchases certified appliances in bulk in order to provide them at reduced cost to communities with identified geographic or socioeconomic barriers.