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
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
With 90 percent of its energy coming from oil, Hawaii is the most oil-dependent state in the nation. The Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative is an ambitious plan to reverse that. Outlining a combination of increased energy efficiency and renewable energy sources the HCEI maps out a path toward achieving the state’s goal of meeting at least 70 percent of its energy needs from clean energy by 2030.
Hawaii has substantial natural resources, including solar, biomass , geothermal, and hydroelectric power. The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is making a meaningful down payment on the nation’s energy and environmental future. The Recovery Act investments in Hawaii are supporting a broad range of clean energy projects, from energy efficiency and the smart grid to wind power and biofuels.