Darren T. Kimura, founder of Energy Industries, Energy Laboratories and Sopogy is recognized as the Green Entrepreneur of the Year.
Honolulu, HI - Energy Industries a national developer of renewable and energy efficiency projects and inventor of the "Energy Solutions as a Service" business model announced today that it's CEO and Founder has been awarded the "Green Entrepreneur of the Year Award". The award was hosted by the Pacific Basin Communications and presented to Darren T. Kimura, founder before nearly 500 attendees at an open air nighttime gala.
"In 1994 when I started my career in Energy it was a laughing matter being an entrepreneur trying to green-up businesses with energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. Today we honor them. It really pays tribute to the amazing cultural paradigm shift our society has undergone and I'm really proud to be a part of this." said Darren T. Kimura, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Energy Industries.
The awards committee chose Darren T. Kimura as the Green Entrepreneur of the Year due to his commitment and service in the energy space.
This includes founding Energy Industries in 1994, founding Energy Laboratories in 2000, founding eCONTROLS in 2002, founding the Energy Smart News in 2005, founding Sopogy, Inc. and service on the Hawaii Energy Policy Forum, the State of Hawaii Energy Management Advisory Committee, the Governors Innovation Council, a director on the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation, the State of Hawaii's Venture Capital fund and Director of PLASMA an energy association.