About Us

We are set on making changes which will have an irreversible impact on how people do business. We have assembled a group of passionate and experienced experts who will pave the way for others. We wish to show how business development can go hand in hand with environmentally conscious policies.

 

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Team

Dawn Lippert joined the energy program at PICHTR in 2009.  As Senior Manager, Energy Programs, she is responsible for development and execution of energy-related programs and contracts.  She manages the Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture, the Energy Excelerator, and serves as the technical lead on PICHTR’s energy consulting contracts.   She is responsible for HREDV’s co-investment projects, Energy Excelerator program execution, and strategic partnerships related to energy.

Dawn Lippert

Dawn Lippert joined the energy program at PICHTR in 2009. As Senior Manager, Energy Programs, she is responsible for development and execution of energy-related programs and contracts. She manages the Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture, the Energy Excelerator, and serves as the technical lead on PICHTR’s energy consulting contracts. She is responsible for HREDV’s co-investment projects, Energy Excelerator program execution, and strategic partnerships related to energy.
Jill Sims joined PICHTR in 2011, bringing over 10 years of experience as an engineer and manager of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.  As Project Manager and Engineer, she provides technical support for PICHTR’s investment projects and manages technical reporting and reviews of projects.  Jill works alongside the PICHTR energy team to implement the Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture and Energy Excelerator programs to further the mission of helping businesses commercialize clean energy technologies in Hawaii.

Jill Sims, Project Manager and Engineer

Jill Sims joined PICHTR in 2011, bringing over 10 years of experience as an engineer and manager of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. As Project Manager and Engineer, she provides technical support for PICHTR’s investment projects and manages technical reporting and reviews of projects. Jill works alongside the PICHTR energy team to implement the Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture and Energy Excelerator programs to further the mission of helping businesses commercialize clean energy technologies in Hawaii.
Our project director Maurice Kaya joined this venture as a highly experienced professional in the field. We are lucky to have an expert who has experience in energy and environmental engineering. The partnership between the State of Hawaii and the U.S. Department of Energy is a turning point for our plans and goals and we have Maurice Kaya to thank for that.

Maurice Kaya

Our project director Maurice Kaya joined this venture as a highly experienced professional in the field. We are lucky to have an expert who has experience in energy and environmental engineering. The partnership between the State of Hawaii and the U.S. Department of Energy is a turning point for our plans and goals and we have Maurice Kaya to thank for that.
Harold Masumoto is not only our co-Project Director for the Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture (HREDV) but the Project Director for the Hawaii Technology Development Venture (HTDV). Both projects reflect our ideals perfectly and we are thankful to have him on our team. He is our expert in research, development and overall progress in the State of Hawaii.

Harold Masumoto

Harold Masumoto is not only our co-Project Director for the Hawaii Renewable Energy Development Venture (HREDV) but the Project Director for the Hawaii Technology Development Venture (HTDV). Both projects reflect our ideals perfectly and we are thankful to have him on our team. He is our expert in research, development and overall progress in the State of Hawaii.