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The designation of geothermal subzones in Hawaii

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Title:The designation of geothermal subzones in Hawaii
Authors:Yoshihara, Takeshi
Keywords:DLNR
geothermal resource subzones
resources
Hawaii
LC Subject Headings:Geothermal resources--Government policy--Hawaii
Energy policy--Hawaii
Renewable energy sources--Government policy--Hawaii
Geothermal resources--Hawaii
Geothermal resources--Periodicals
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Geothermal power plants--Periodicals
Renewable energy sources--Oceania--Periodicals
Power resources--Oceania--Periodicals
Energy conservation--Oceania--Periodicals
Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)
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Date Issued:1985
Publisher:Geothermal Resources Council
Citation:Yoshihara T. 1985. The Designation of Geothermal Subzones in Hawaii. Transactions : Geothermal Resources Council. 9(1):237-241.
Series:Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)
Abstract:The issue of maintaining a balance between economic development and preservation of the environment is a major concern in Hawaii, which in 1961 became the first state in the nation to adopt sweeping statewide rand use controls. Hawaii suffers from a very high dependence upon imported petroleum as it s primary energy source, and has declared a policy of accelerating the transition to alternate energy sources. Geothermal energy is believed to exist in abundant quantity, especially on the Island of Hawaii. In order to ensure that geothermal development occurs in the most appropriate areas, the State in 1983 adopted legislation to establish geothermal resource subzones where geothermal activities may take place. Six subzones have subsequently been established.
Pages/Duration:5 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10524/22826
Appears in Collections: The Geothermal Collection


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