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Kahuku Wind Farm Case Goes Before Hawaii Supreme Court Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kahuku Wind Farm Case Goes Before Hawaii Supreme Court

The oral arguments Thursday were the first of three Hawaii’s highest court will hear involving renewable energy projects.

Hawaii Lawmakers May Cut Solar Credits Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmakers May Cut Solar Credits

The credits help to develop renewable energy projects but also cost the state millions of dollars.

Why The Navy Is Becoming A Powerful Force For Clean Energy Courtesy Hawaiian Electric

Why The Navy Is Becoming A Powerful Force For Clean Energy

As the pandemic highlights fragile supply chains, the Navy is working with Hawaii to harness the sun and other natural elements for power.

Report: Hawaii Is Still Heavily Dependent On Fossil Fuels Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Report: Hawaii Is Still Heavily Dependent On Fossil Fuels

Three-quarters of electric production came from petroleum and coal in 2019.

A Setback For Clean Energy? No More Free Parking For Electric Vehicles Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Setback For Clean Energy? No More Free Parking For Electric Vehicles

Advocates say incentives like parking and rebates are needed to encourage the use of EVs in Hawaii.

HECO Names New CEO As It Begins Major Renewable Energy Push Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

HECO Names New CEO As It Begins Major Renewable Energy Push

Over the next three years on Oahu alone, HECO expects it will need wind and solar projects with a footprint 29 times the size of Aloha Stadium.

Energy Giant AES Has A Big — And Growing — Footprint In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Energy Giant AES Has A Big — And Growing — Footprint In Hawaii

The Kahuku wind farm developer opposed a proposed ban on coal in Hawaii.

More Arrests As Oahu Wind Farm Protest Enters Second Month Blaze Lovell/CivilBeat

More Arrests As Oahu Wind Farm Protest Enters Second Month

Updated: Honolulu police have made more than 160 arrests while assisting with the delivery of wind turbine parts for Na Pua Makani.

‘Shadow Flicker’ And Lost Sleep: Are Kahuku Wind Turbines Too Close To Homes? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

‘Shadow Flicker’ And Lost Sleep: Are Kahuku Wind Turbines Too Close To Homes?

Some of those living near the Kahuku wind turbines blame them for an array of annoyances and health ailments.

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