Energy

Hawaii Regulators Stop Plans for Lanai Wind Farm, Undersea Cable

Democrats talk about fuel emissions yet the biggest source of co2 comes from air travel. in 2013, Hawaii Regulators Stopped Plans for Lanai Wind Farm which would have helped alt energy. https://www.civilbeat.org/2013/07/19498-hawaii-regulators-stop-plans-for-lanai-wind-farm-undersea-cable/ State regulators have instructed Hawaiian Electric Co. to strike all references to undersea cables and the proposed Lanai wind farm from the utility’s long-awaited request …

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Hawaiian Electric braces for bill increases amid high oil prices, coal plant retirement

Electricity costs were rising before the coal facility closed down and now we’re expecting much higher costs along with blackouts. https://www.utilitydive.com/news/hawaiian-electric-coal-bills-earnings/629151/#:~:text=The%20utility%20forecasts%20that%20a,around%20%2415%20%E2%80%94%20starting%20in%20October. Dive Brief: Hawaiian Electric anticipates a temporary increase in customer rates due to high oil costs after the retirement next month of Hawaii’s last coal plant, the 180-MW AES plant on Oahu, Scott Seu, …

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