Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Ashimine began in the energy industry in 1989 as an energy engineer at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii working on nuclear submarines. He later transitioned to the nation's 15th largest mechanical contractor owned by Japan's Taisei and then joined Hawaiian Electric's Power Corp. as an energy engineer designing building efficient systems domestically and power plants internationally. Mr. Ashimine joined Energy Industries as its Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in 1998. He has since designed such unique energy systems as a combined Photovoltaic and Thermal Energy Ice Storage facility, numerous CHP Cogeneration systems, Ozone Water Treatment systems, and a Flat Plate Solar Collector with Absorption Chiller system.
Mr. Ashimine has published articles on Variable Frequency Drive technology and efficient Hot Water system designs. He has been recognized as the State of Hawaii's Technology Leader of the Year 2007.
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