By NEIL “DUTCH” KUYPER
HECO needs to accelerate the move to renewables for the benefit of all.
In Hawaii, we’ve been talking about renewable energy for decades.
We launched the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI) six years ago. We now generate only about 18 percent of our energy from renewable sources. Progress is very, very slow.
Why? Progress is excruciatingly slow, at least in part, because we succumb to our tendencies.