Honolulu, HI. – September 1, 2017 – VWI today announced the acquisition of leading energy efficiency company Energy Industries. The acquisition will help VWI expand its energy holdings to include commercial, industrial and residential solar and lighting in Hawaii.
“Energy Industries is a strategic acquisition for VWI by adding a leading energy solutions company to his corporation,” said Thomas Lee, President. “We believe the future of renewable and energy efficiency solutions is the key to success in Hawaii due to high energy costs. Energy Industries has a long history in this area, and we will further invest in it to help us continue to bring value and solutions to our customers. VWI has provided excellent customer service and support to its client base and we are looking forward to continuing this commitment into the future.”
Energy Industries was originally founded in 1994 by Darren T. Kimura as a lighting efficiency company and expanded to include thermal energy and solar energy solutions.
“I am grateful to the team at Energy Industries. We grew the company from an idea in a nascent industry to a market leader that has helped to define the energy industry in Hawaii” said Darren T. Kimura, Founder. “We strongly believe in the vision of VWI. Their continued investment in the company and unwavering commitment to Hawaii has given us the confidence that Energy Industries will be positioned to thrive for the next 20 years and beyond”.
The entire Energy Industries team will join VWI.