Commitment to Action

Hawaii Statewide Modern Grid- Workforce Training Deployment

Commitment by

State of Hawaii

In 2015, the State of Hawaii, with the University of Hawaii, commits to The Hawaii Statewide Modern Grid-Workforce Training Deployment, a collaboration of academia and multi-sectoral partners to develop and launch a coordinated statewide curriculum and training program for the next generation of skilled smart grid technicians, electrical engineers, and managers. This effort aims to prepare a next-generation workforce in technical skills needed to assist Hawaii’s in its goals to deploy a statewide implementation of advanced metering infrastructure by 2020 and to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2045.

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Commitment

Hawaii Statewide Modern Grid- Workforce Training Deployment

Launched

2015

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$300,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

State of Hawaii

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc., Blue Planet Foundation, Honolulu Community College