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Status of geothermal development in Hawaii : 1992

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Title: Status of geothermal development in Hawaii : 1992
Authors: Lesperance, Gerald O.
Keywords: electrical production
LC Subject Headings: Geothermal resources--Hawaii
Geothermal resources--Periodicals
Geothermal engineering--Periodicals
Geothermal power plants--Periodicals
Renewable energy sources--Oceania--Periodicals
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Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)

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Issue Date: Oct 1992
Publisher: Geothermal Resources Council
Citation: Lesperance, GO. 1992. Status of Geothermal Development in Hawaii-1992. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. 16: 331-333.
Series/Report no.: Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)
Abstract: Hawaii plans that geothermal will be a significant part of its energy mix to reduce its 90% dependency on imported oil for its electricity. The resource on the Big Island of Hawaii appears promising. However, the geothermal program in Hawaii continues to face stiff opposition from a few people who are determined to stop development at any cost. The efforts of geothermal developers, together with the State and County regulatory framework have inadvertently created situations that have impeded progress. However, after a 20-year effort the first increment of commercial geothermal energy is expected on line in 1992.
Pages/Duration: 3 pages
Appears in Collections:The Geothermal Collection

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