DBEDT News Release: STATEMENT FROM HAWAI‘I CHIEF ENERGY OFFICER SCOTT GLENN

Posted on Jun 30, 2022 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

Honolulu – Scott Glenn, Hawai‘i Chief Energy Officer, issued the following statement congratulating Leodoloff “Leo” R. Asuncion Jr. on his appointment as Chair of the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission.  

 

“We look forward to continuing to work with Leo, the Commission, and staff on the energy issues that directly impact daily life in Hawai‘i. While new to this role, Leo’s experience as a member of the Commission and his appointment as Chair provides continuity and consistency in the Commission’s leadership on addressing the many pressing issues before it.” 

 

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About the Hawaiʻi State Energy Office 

The Hawaiʻi State Energy Office (HSEO) is an attached agency of the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. The HSEO’s mission is to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, and clean transportation to help achieve a resilient, clean energy, decarbonized economy. HSEO is committed to developing and deploying high-impact solutions that will maximize Hawai‘i’s renewable energy resources and improve efficiency and transportation standards. Through effective policies and innovative programs, HSEO is positioning Hawai‘i as a leader in clean energy innovation, which will generate quality jobs, attract investment opportunities, and accelerate economic growth. For more information, visit energy.hawaii.gov.  

 

MEDIA CONTACT:  

 

Claudia Rapkoch  

Public Affairs Officer  

Hawaiʻi State Energy Office  

(808) 460-5998  

[email protected]