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Renewable Energy

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  The chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Transportation and Energy said Thursday she would not consider bills about Hawaiian Electric Co. if the utility was not included in the process. During an informational briefing about the Sustainable Hawaii Initiative, Sen. Lorraine Inouye (D, Waikoloa-Waimea-North Hilo) said she would not consider a bill proposed […]

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(Maui Now)  Maui Electric Company is seeking more renewable energy generation through a request with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. The request targets projects that can be in service by the end of 2020. According to an energy plan update submitted to the PUC in December, the company envisions achieving 100% renewable energy on Moloka‘i […]

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(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  For all of us watching from home, the voyage of the Hokule‘a has been an inspiration, as its crewmembers circle the Earth and grow the global movement for a more sustainable world. Powered renewably by the wind, Hokule‘a is delivering a powerful message about the role of islands like Hawaii. Earlier this year, […]

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(Pacific Business News)  The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative has achieved 27.3 percent renewable energy at the end of 2015, exceeding the state of Hawaii’s 2015 goal of 15 percent renewable energy, according to public documents. KIUC said it met the electrical needs of its customers with a combination of company-owned fossil fueled generation, company-owned renewable […]

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(Pacific Business News)  Hawaiian Electric Co. is looking for developers of renewable energy projects that would have a combined capacity of 350 megawatts to be developed by 2022, according to the utility’s new energy plans submitted to state regulators. The projects, which would include a variety of renewable resources, would be developed through a competitive […]

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(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  Two state Senate committees voted Friday to defer a bill that would fix a flaw in the state’s “100 percent renewable energy goal” that allows Hawaii electrical utilities to continue using fossil fuel beyond 2045. The 100 percent renewable law is based on a calculation that can be broken down to the amount […]

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(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  Kauai Island Utility Cooperative announced Wednesday that the island’s renewable resources met around 90 percent of customers’ electricity demand on four days in January. In the early afternoon on Jan. 13, Jan. 16, Jan. 17 and Jan. 18, KIUC’s renewable-energy generation from solar, biomass and hydroelectricity spiked to meet 90 percent of the […]

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(KFVE)  While Hawaiian Electric Co. customers on Oahu are battling just to get their rooftop photovoltaic systems online, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative members are hitting an impressive renewable energy milestone. Four times in January, KIUC generated 90 percent of the island’s electrical needs with renewable resources. “It’s a big deal for Kauai, Hawaii and really the nation,” said […]

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(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  Gov. David Ige and first lady Dawn Amano-Ige returned from a diplomatic mission to Asia this week where they visited Okinawa, Japan, and Guangdong, China, to promote economic development, tourism, international student exchanges and the further development of renewable energy. The trip, which also included a delegation from the Hawaii Department of Business, […]

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(Honolulu Star-Advertiser)  For the second time this summer, Gov. David Ige shook up Hawaii’s energy establishment when he announced Monday he is opposed to importing liquefied natural gas as a source of electric power. That followed his statement last month that he won’t support Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc.’s $4.3 billion proposed purchase of Hawaiian Electric […]

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