HI Supreme Court rejects PPA between Hu Honua Bioenergy and HELCO [From the web]
PEPEEKEO, HI, May 13, 2019 (Star Advertiser) -The Hawaii Supreme Court has rejected a deal between Hawaii Electric Light Co. and an independent power producer that plans to burn trees to produce electricity on Hawaii island. That decision creates new problems and delays for a project that has already been stalled for years.
The agreement between HELCO and a company called Hu Honua Bioenergy LLC called for the utility to buy power that would be produced by burning eucalyptus trees growing along the Hamakua Coast as well as other wood.
That deal was challenged by the non-profit environmental organization Life of the ...