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Hawaii Governor Signs Ocean Thermal Energy Deal

Article: Hawaii Governor Signs Ocean Thermal Energy Deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan, November 20, 2008 (ENS) – Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle Tuesday announced a new energy partnership to develop a 10 megawatt ocean thermal energy conversion pilot plant in Hawaii. Electricity will be generated from the difference in temperature between the ocean’s warm surface and its colder depths. Governor Lingle made the announcement from Taiwan,…

Governors' Policy Academy Formed for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Article: Governors' Policy Academy Formed for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

WASHINGTON, DC, November 14, 2008 (ENS) – The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices has selected seven states to participate in a Policy Academy designed to help states develop an action plan and implementation strategy to improve energy use in buildings. Buildings consume more energy than any other sector of the U.S. economy and…

Hawaiian Winds Get Federal, State, Private Sector Attention

Article: Hawaiian Winds Get Federal, State, Private Sector Attention

HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 6, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Massachusetts-based wind farm company to establish a remote research affiliate partner site on Maui. It is the first such partner site for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s wind technology program outside…

Feds Help Hawaii Move to 70% Renewables by 2030

Article: Feds Help Hawaii Move to 70% Renewables by 2030

HONOLULU, Hawaii, January 28, 2008 (ENS) – Rich in sun and wind, Hawaii is on track to become one of the world’s first economies based on clean energy resources under a long-term agreement signed today by representatives of the state and federal governments. The agreement sets a goal of using renewable resources such as wind,…

Hawaii Plans Big Solar Power Arrays at Airports, Harbors

Article: Hawaii Plans Big Solar Power Arrays at Airports, Harbors

HONOLULU, Hawaii, January 23, 2008 (ENS) – Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle has unveiled a plan to develop large solar power arrays at 12 locations around the sunny state, highlighting what she calls “her administration’s commitment to developing renewable energy in Hawaii.” Under the plan, the state Department of Transportation, DOT, Airports Division is soliciting proposals…