Governor Ige's vision and policies will reduce our energy costs, transform our economy, and lead the nation and the world.
Signed first-in-the-nation legislation to require 100% of electricity from renewable energy resources by 2045.
With growth in rooftop PV systems and 11 utility-scale renewable projects approved since 2015, we are currently on target to meet the Y2020 interim renewable goal of 30%.
First governor to commit the State of Hawai'i to the Paris Climate Agreement. Reduced CO2 greenhouse gases by 43,335 metric tons and ahead of Paris goal for carbon reduction.
Reached a preliminary agreement with Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning to cool seven state office buildings and the state Capitol, which could save taxpayers more than $14 million a year.
Opposes importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) as another fossil fuel source to generate electricity that would involve huge infrastructure investments and deter from the long-term focus and efforts on renewable energy.