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Up In The Air: Big Wind Divides Lanai Community Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Up In The Air: Big Wind Divides Lanai Community

Now, David Murdock says he's selling Lanai, creating even more uncertainty.

‘Big Wind’ Project Faces Mounting Uncertainty

Other renewable energy sources for powering Oahu are on the table.

Hawaii Expands ‘Big Wind’ Project to Include Other Renewable Sources

State opens door to solar, geothermal to feed power to Oahu.
Hawaii PUC Denies Molokai ‘Big Wind’ Deal

Hawaii PUC Denies Molokai ‘Big Wind’ Deal

UPDATED Regulators say that 200 megawatts of wind energy must be put out to competitive bid.
No Special Session Means Key Bills In Limbo Flickr: exfordy

No Special Session Means Key Bills In Limbo

They include measures setting up an undersea power cable, funding for APEC security and paying off claims against the state.
Session Wrap: Energy Bills Pass, But Little Spark

Session Wrap: Energy Bills Pass, But Little Spark

Watered-down measures seek studies rather than action.
Hawaii Deserves Better Than Industrial Wind Power from ‘Big Wind’

Hawaii Deserves Better Than Industrial Wind Power from ‘Big Wind’

Robin Kaye of Friends of Lana’i says proposed 400 megawatt project a bad idea for his island and for Oahu.
Senate’s Big Wind Hearing: Let the Negotiations Begin!

Senate’s Big Wind Hearing: Let the Negotiations Begin!

Developers will need to give Lanai and Molokai residents more concessions to erect turbines for Honolulu power.
Another Day, Another 20-Year Power Purchase Agreement

Another Day, Another 20-Year Power Purchase Agreement

Hawaiian Electric, Castle & Cooke reach deal on purchase price from Big Wind farm on Lanai.
HECO: We’re Serious About Biofuels

HECO: We’re Serious About Biofuels

Electric company makes 20-year commitment to buy "green" fuel from Big Island farm.
Comments You Don’t Want to Miss – July 26

Comments You Don’t Want to Miss – July 26

Our series on the Big wind project generated thoughtful and informative dialogue, while an article on remarks by then-Mayor Mufi Hannemann showed that even race can be discussed civilly at Civil Beat.
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