The Case of Hawaii

The World Bank Clean Energy Global Solutions Group and ESMAP organized a study tour to Hawaii, May 23 – May 27, 2016. The study tour was an opportunity for policy makers and technical experts from client island countries to learn about the experience of Hawaii in supporting, deploying, and integrating multiple renewable energy (RE) and storage technologies into local grids.

Through visits to sites and institutions on Oahu and Big Island, the participants had an opportunity to interact with local experts and learn about the regulatory/policy side of renewable deployment as well as about technologies suitable for deployment in an island environment. The objective was to familiarize client countries with state-of-art renewable energy and storage technologies suitable for an island environment, their integration into island grids, and enabling regulatory and policy environment necessary for achieving successful integration.


Presentations & Related Links

Day 1

1.    Hawaiian Electric Companies website

2.    Hawaii Energy website (energy efficiency program):

3.    PUC website

4.    RPS Annual Reports

5.    Hawaii Revised Statutes (pertaining to the public utilities):

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

For more information, please contact Martin Schroeder