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Hawaii's geothermal and deep water cable programs

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Title:Hawaii's geothermal and deep water cable programs
Authors:Lesperance, Gerald O.
Eaton, Russell
Keywords:Hawaii Deep Water Cable Program
alternative energy
Big Island
Hawaii
LC Subject Headings:Cables, Submarine--Hawaii
Electric power transmission--Hawaii
Electric lines--Hawaii
Electric cables
Underground electric lines--Hawaii
show 8 moreGeothermal resources--Hawaii
Geothermal resources--Periodicals
Geothermal engineering--Periodicals
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:Aug 1985
Publisher:Geothermal Resources Council
Citation:Lesperance G, Eaton R. 1985. Hawaii's geothermal and deep water cable programs. In Transactions, Vol, 9, part II. Davis (CA): Geothermal Resources Council.
Series:Transactions (Geothermal Resources Council)
Abstract:"Hawaii's dependence on imported fuel oil for over 90 percent of its energy needs can be minimized by exploitation of the State's abundant indigenous energy resources. Geothermal power offers the best prospect for providing a significant baseload alternate to oil-fired electrical energy. However, the largest resource is on the Island of Hawaii which is separated by a substantial distance and extreme ocean depths from the State's load center on Oahu. No high voltage direct current electrical transmission cable has ever been installed under these conditions. This paper presents an overview of geothermal development in Hawaii and some details of the ongoing Hawaii deep water cable feasibility program to provide the necessary energy bridge."
Pages/Duration:4 pages
URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10524/48102
Appears in Collections: The Geothermal Collection


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