Development of High Yield Tropical Feedstock and Biomass Conversion Technology for Renewable Energy Production and Economic Development CX(s) Applied: B3.8, A9, B5.1 Date: 01/21/2010 Location(s): Hawaii Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that Iolani School from Honolulu, Hawaii is the winner of the DOE's 2009 Real World Design Challenge. Fifty-four high school students representing 10 states from across the Nation competed in the National Challenge. The finals were held at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) Kevin Kolevar announced the Department’s plans to invest up to $7 million over three years in a demonstration project led by the University of Hawaii’s Natural Energy Institute to increase efficiency in the State’s energy infrastructure.