Hawaii to Institute Airport Efficiency Program

Hawaii Governor unveils energy program for state airports to save USD518 million

eTN, December 19, 2014

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii airports will be modernized with the latest in energy-efficient and green technology, providing a high-impact solution for the administration of Hawaii State Governor Abercrombie to aggressively pursue a goal of 70 percent clean energy use for the state of Hawaii by 2030.

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie yesterday unveiled an unprecedented energy efficiency program for the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Airports Division that will cut energy use by 49 percent, saving at least US$518 million in energy costs over the next 20 years.

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