Marco Mangelsdorf has been in the renewable energy field for nearly four decades years and is president of ProVision, a Hilo-based solar company designing and installing PV projects across the islands since 2000. He has also taught energy politics at UH Hilo and the University of California.
Mr. Mangelsdorf is Secretary and spokesperson for Hawai’i Island Electric Company. HIEC has an energy vision for our island that sees a locally-based utility that’s directly accountable to its members, as in everyone who pays an electric bill. A vision that would put two priorities above all others: bringing down electric rates and integrating more cost-effective renewable energy as expeditiously as possible.