The Energy Excelerator program brings The Blackstone Charitable Foundation and DENSO together with the Office of Naval Research, the US Department of Energy, the Hawaii State Energy Office, and Hawaiian Electric Industries. The program supports innovative energy solutions with up to $1 million of nearly non-dilutive funding to demonstrate their technology in Hawaii’s real world...
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The Energy Excelerator program funded Stem $1M for a 1 MW battery storage pilot in Hawaii. Partnered with HECO, the energy storage provider Stem has deployed the pilot project aimed at demonstrating how distributed storage can help the utility affordably comply with the state's 100% by 2045 renewables mandate. The $2.1M, 1 MW battery pilot will help an Oahu flower company...
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In recent years natural disasters have become more frequent and have resulted in growing concern about natural disaster preparedness, response and recovery. This concern was apparent in the surveys, interviews and focus groups. One of the key findings was that there are significant unmet training needs in the area of natural disasters. The survey respondents indicated the overall top three...
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