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Planning for Geothermal Development in Hawaii
|Title:||Planning for Geothermal Development in Hawaii|
|Authors:||Chen, Bill H.|
Grabbe, Eugene M.
|Publisher:||Geothermal Resources Council|
|Citation:||Chen BH, Grabbe EM. 1978. Planning for geothermal development in Hawaii. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. 2: 95-98.|
|Abstract:||In 1976 the University of Hawaii completed a successful exploratory geothermal well on the Big Island of Hawaii. The well has raised hopes for a viable alternate energy source to reduce the State's high dependence on imported petroleum. A Development Group was organized to install a wellhead generator to demonstrate the feasibility of utilizing geothermal energy from a volcanically active area. The State is also planning for geothermal development through scenario development, identification of constraints and barriers, resource assessment and non-electric applications.|
|Appears in Collections:||Hawaii Natural Energy Institute Proceedings|
The Geothermal Collection
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