H. Ray StarlingProgram Manager, Hawaii Energy
SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC
Mr. Starling is currently program manager for Hawaii Energy, the program operated by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) which serves as the Public Benefit Fee Administrator that administers the energy efficiency program for Hawaii, Maui and Oahu counties under contract with the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission. His team designs and implements various energy conservation and efficiency measures to reduce energy consumption in support of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, which aims to significantly reduce the state’s dependence on fossil fuel.
Prior to this position, Mr. Starling developed renewable energy projects in Hawai‘i, including ice thermal storage air conditioning and hydro-electric generation. Mr. Starling has also served in legal and executive positions at two electric utilities (Hawaiian Electric and Carolina Power & Light Company) over a total of 14 years, and he recently retired as a Major General in the Air National Guard JAG Corps after a 37 year career in active and reserve military service. Mr. Starling holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from N.C. State University and a JD from Wake Forest Law School and is licensed to practice law in Hawai‘i, North Carolina and Guam.
Mr. Starling lives in a Net-Zero home and drives an Electric Vehicle.