Tag: Hawaii Electric

Heating up in Hawaii – Hot news from sea to shore

Heating up in Hawaii – Hot news from sea to shore

June 24, 2018 |

With summer heating up and many headed to shorelines and beaches all around the world, we focus on Hawaii which has been surfing up lots of news lately. Just a few days ago, the United States Geological Survey revealed that the Kilauea volcano is undergoing the “largest scale collapse” of its summit in recent history. […]

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Hawaii Electric Company new power plant to be running in 2018

Hawaii Electric Company new power plant to be running in 2018

July 22, 2017 |

In Hawaii, construction is moving forward on the Hawaii Electric Company power plant with six 159-ton generators being delivered to help power the 50-megawatt plant. The plant will run on biofuels and conventional fuels and be operated by Hawaii Electric on 8 acres at the Schofield Barracks Army base. The project is a partnership between […]

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Phycal, Hawaii Electric ink algal biodiesel offtake deal

Phycal, Hawaii Electric ink algal biodiesel offtake deal

October 3, 2011 |

In Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric has reached agreement with Phycal for delivery of 100,000 to 150,000 gallons of algae-based biofuel by April 2014,  for testing at Kahe Generating Station. The biofuel will be provided at a fixed price not tied to the price of fossil fuels. The contract must be reviewed and approved by the Hawaii […]

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