Tag: Lamplighter Energy

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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Hawaiian entrepreneur wants to grow 31 square miles of hibiscus for biofuels

Hawaiian entrepreneur wants to grow 31 square miles of hibiscus for biofuels

March 29, 2018 |

In Hawaii, Lamplighter Energy is looking at buying the famous 85-square-mile Molokai Ranch in order to, in part, grow 31 square miles of hibiscus for biofuel production. The move is controversial because the local community wants the ranch to be used by small farmers to produce food as has been done for generations. The company’s […]

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Lamplighter Energy to export pellets to South Korea from Hawaii

Lamplighter Energy to export pellets to South Korea from Hawaii

January 26, 2017 |

In Hawaii, Lamplighter Energy will export enough pellets to South Korea’s Hanbo Energy Korea to power 320,000 homes as it looks to diversify markets since Hawaiian Electric hasn’t transitioned to enough biomass power to absorb the company’s production. HECO says it will increase its consumption over time as it works towards its 100% renewable goal […]

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