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August 22, 2010
Hawaii-Okinawa Clean and Efficient Energy Partnership

U.S. and Japanese energy experts from the national and local governments will visit Okinawa and Hawaii from August 22-September 4, 2010, to exchange views and offer recommendations on future cooperative activities that the United States and Japan can carry out to support the “Hawaii-Okinawa Partnership on Clean and Efficient Energy Development and Deployment” signed by the U.S. Department of Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, State of Hawaii, and Prefecture of Okinawa in Tokyo on June 17, 2010.

July 30, 2010
Energy 101: Wind Turbines

Energy 101 takes a look at how wind turbines harness a natural, renewable resource to produce clean power.

July 27, 2010
Turbine blades being delivered to Kahuku. | Courtesy of First Wind
Kahuku Wind to Power 7,700 Oahu Homes

The Energy Department’s Loan Programs Office announces a $117 million loan guarantee through the Recovery Act for the Kahuku Wind Power Project in Hawaii. A project Secretary Chu calls “another example of America’s leadership in the global clean energy economy.”

July 12, 2010
CX-002955: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Hawaii Hydrogen Power Park - Technology Validation of a Hydrogen Fueling System
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 07/12/2010
Location(s): Hawaii, Hawaii
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

June 2, 2010
This experimental power-generating buoy installed off the coast of Oahu can produce enough energy to power 25 homes under optimal conditions. | Photo courtesy of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
Navy Catching Waves in Hawaii

The power-generating buoy is just one of several devices the Navy is testing with the hope of moving toward more use of alternative energy.

May 27, 2010
EA-1726: Finding of No Significant Impact

Kahuku Wind Power, LLC, Construction of the Kahuku Wind Power Facility in Kahuku, O'ahu, Hawaii

May 13, 2010
CX-002278: Categorical Exclusion Determination

The Potential Impacts of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Intakes on Aquatic Organisms at an OTEC Site under Development on Kauai, Hawaii
CX(s) Applied: B3.6, A9
Date: 05/13/2010
Location(s): Kauai, Hawaii
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

May 13, 2010
CX-002277: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Hawaii Utility Integration for Wind
CX(s) Applied: B3.1
Date: 05/13/2010
Location(s): Hawaii, Hawaii
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

May 3, 2010
EA-1726: Final Environmental Assessment

Loan Guarantee to Kahuku Wind Power, LLC for Construction of the Kahuku Wind Power Facility in Kahuku, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i

March 30, 2010
CX-001578: Categorical Exclusion Determination

The Effect of Airborne Contaminants on Fuel Cell Performance and Durability
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 03/30/2010
Location(s): Hawaii
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office