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The Puna Geothermal Venture Project power for the Island of Hawaii

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Title: The Puna Geothermal Venture Project power for the Island of Hawaii
Authors: Richard, Maurice A.
Keywords: electrical production
utility
development
Puna
Kilauea
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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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Energy conservation--Oceania--Periodicals
Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)

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Issue Date: Aug 1990
Publisher: Geothermal Resources Council
Citation: Maurice RA. 1990. The Puna Geothermal Venture Project Power for the Island of Hawaii. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. 14 (1): 803-807
Series/Report no.: Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)
Abstract: Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) was conceptually formed in 1980 and proceeded with local community, county and state cooperation to establish and develop a geothermal industry in Hawaii on the Big Island. The decade that followed, produced significant accomplishments in County and State rule making, Business Development and Exploration with commitments toward Geothermal Power Generation for Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO). Ormat acquired the PGV interest in 1988 and triggered a Fast Track Development Plan based on employing Ormat proprietary technology. Ormat Energy Converter played a significant role in meeting the most stringent environmental condition, to date, in the geothermal industry. The process and progress made is described in this paper.
Pages/Duration: 5 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19392
Appears in Collections:The Geothermal Collection


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