HNEI Focus Areas describe a wide array of ongoing activities. Three areas of special interest are highlighted below.
Asia Pacific Technology and Education Partnership (APTEP)
HNEI is supporting the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research program with renewable energy research, technology evaluation and demonstration projects.
HNEI's grid system technologies advanced research team (GridSTART) works to inform policy, develop energy efficiency and support grid system integration.
HNEI supports the US Navy's Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Kaneohe Bay, to accelerate the development and deployment of wave energy conversion devices.