Hawaii aims to reach 100 percent renewable energy portfolio standards by 2045. With these aggressive targets, Hawaii is a national leader in clean energy and known as a test bed for energy innovation. This luncheon brings together thought leaders and implementers to discuss the thesis behind this policy, current initiatives, and how Hawaii can reach its renewable energy goals.
Brian Kealoha has been in the energy sector for over 20 years. As Hawaii Energy’s Executive Director, he helps educate island families and businesses about the benefits of energy efficiency and conservation.
Aki Marceau, Hawaii Projects Deployment, works closely with Elemental Excelerator’s community partners and portfolio companies to co-design Demonstration Projects across Hawaii and the Asia Pacific.
Shelee Kimura, Senior Vice President of Business Development & Strategic Planning at Hawaiian Electric Company, oversees the areas of new business development, strategy, demand response, electrification of transportation and renewable resources. In 2016, she received an award from the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) for clean energy leadership.