Hawai`i Energy Facts

posted in: January 2008 | 0

1. Ranking of residents of Hawai`i among all U.S. states in per-capita emissions of carbon dioxide in 2003: 32nd 2. Per-capita annual carbon dioxide emissions for Hawai`i for that same year: 17.78 tons 3. Ranking of Hawai`i in 2003 among … Continued

New Fuels, New Problems — Even For Renewables

posted in: January 2008 | 0

In the search for alternatives to fossil fuels, Hawai`i has looked to a wide range of renewable energy sources, including geothermal, wind power, solar generating systems and solar water-heaters, hydroelectric power, wave energy, ocean thermal energy conversion, biofuels (ethanol and … Continued

New & Noteworthy

posted in: July 2008 | 0

Kona Conservation: On June 6, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources announced that it had accepted a $1.968 million dollar grant from the U.S. Forest Legacy Program to help complete the purchase of a perpetual conservation easement over … Continued

NELHA Delegates Contract Decisions

posted in: July 2008 | 0

On June 10, to streamline its contracting process and to ratify current practices, the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawai`i Authority board granted the power to execute a variety of documents to administrator Ron Baird. Personnel: With regard to personnel matters, … Continued