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Hawaii’s rural drivers, already burdened with higher costs to drive, think a mileage tax would hit them the hardest. Actually, they’d benefit.
Bills moving through the Hawaii Legislature call for the state to adopt California’s appliance efficiency standards. It’s a no-brainer, folks.
They’re asking the Public Utilities Commission not to green-light more projects until environmental concerns are addressed.
Some residents and environmental groups continue fighting the conversion of an old coal-powered plant into a wood-burning facility.
But experts say there is a silver lining: higher fuel prices will make renewable energy sources in Hawaii even more competitive.
Tips, programs and incentives to help residents and businesses make smart energy choices.
A facility that plans to burn 30 truckloads of eucalyptus logs daily requires massive amounts of water for cooling.
In a “conservation conundrum,” projects to produce more clean energy are a threat to Hawaii’s only native land mammal.
Among the biggest splits between the two Democratic contenders is whether natural gas should be part of the state’s energy future.
Offsetting carbon emissions by doing things like planting trees is the vision, but it’s far from ready to be implemented.
The foundation’s vision of moving Hawaii to 100 percent renewable energy is now central to the state’s energy plan — and has some traction on the mainland.
The state’s largest power utility is preparing for a surge in ownership of EVs during the next 30 years.