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Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Will OTEC Be Back in Hawaii?

This article, New projects generate buzz and profits at Kona's energy lab , Rod Thompson, Star Bulletin (7/12/2004)reports that the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority in Kona has finally become self-sufficient. Among other projects, the Labs will open a Gateway center to educate people on
"distributed" energy -- small, alternative energy projects instead of dependence on large, centralized electric grids. And, the facility is now considering new OTEC proposals that would create up to 10 megawatts of power.


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