We don't have energy issues, we have socio - political issues.
Energy tech just needs to be implemented. Policy makers need to be educated, citizenry needs to be educated. Awareness on all levels needs to be raised. Which is exactly what you're doing. Mahalo for doing so. Keep spreading the word. If you're local, consider bringing a whitepaper or datasheet that explains your technology to tonight's sustainability forum in Hilo.
Aloha, Yes there are many options for low to no carbon transportation. I got here with wind power (sailing). I Run my personnel vehicle and work Vans on recycled vegetable oil (Biodiesel). And we have an electric car that we charge with our Photovoltaic panels. Dwight