Tag Archives: PUC

image of the proposed Wood Valley plant layout, courtesy Aina Koa Pono

Aina Koa Pono proposal rejected by Hawaii PUC, again

Aina Koa Pono proposal rejected by Hawaii PUC, again

WOOD VALLEY, Hawaii – The Hawaii Public Utility Commission has once again denied a proposed Aina Koa Pono biodiesel supply contract with the Hawaii Electric Light Company. A proposed surcharge to cover the additional costs to produce the biodiesel was also denied.. In the final decision and order, the commission stated that “HELCO and HECO

Testifiers support Hu Honua Biomass plan

VIDEO: Public supports Hu Honua at PUC hearing

Opponents of Pepeekeo biomass project mostly absent from Hilo testimony [FMP poster="http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/media/newsupdateextended.jpg" width="320" height="175"]http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/media/2012/11november/1129huhonua.mp4[/FMP] HILO, Hawaii: The public expressed widespread support for the Hu Honua Bioenergy project at Wednesday night’s Public Utlities Commission hearing in Hilo. Hu Honua Bioenergy LLC is converting the former Hilo Coast Power Company plant at Pepeekeo into a modern biomass energy

Hawaii PUC denies HECO, Aina Koa Pono application

HONOLULU, Hawaii: In a decision that was handed down today, the Hawaii Public Utility Commission voted to deny the HECO companies’ application for approval of the biodiesel supply contract with Aina Koa Pono, rendering moot the application to establish a biofuel surcharge to help cover costs. In its decision, the PUC wrote: By this Decision and Order,

VIDEO: Geothermal push heats up in Hilo forum

Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: The public courtship concerning the future use of Geothermal Energy continued with this forum in Hilo on Saturday. A large and varied panel of specialists discussed the sustainable energy that is abundant on Hawaii Island, a growing candidate to lead the Hawaii towards energy