Hawaii to Hit 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

Electric companies in Hawaii propose cleaner path to 100 percent clean energy

With up to $3.7 billion estimated customer savings and 8 million fewer barrels of oil imported annually (starting in 2021) greenhouse gas emissions will drop in Hawaii by four million tons per year. Transition to 100% renewable energy by 2045 in the Aloha State will result in lower healthcare costs, lower infrastructure maintenance costs, improved quality of life for residents and clearer outdoor photographs for tourists.

Many Hawaiians believe that the state can hit that goal by 2045 because the islands are renewable energy leaders now, with many solar, wind, and even some experimental OTEC (Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion) power generation stations.

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John Brian

Editorial Board at kleef&co. Published by the UNDP.