puna geothermal

New Agreement Reached

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New geothermal contract in Hawaii could, with PUC approval, significantly lower residential bills by $7.50 to $13 a month, displace 160 million gallons of oil, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and make the Big Island 70% renewable. Read more.
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Weekly Update: December 29, 2019

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December 29, 2019 Michael YeeHawaii County Planning Department101 Pauahi Street, Ste. 3Hilo, HI 96720 SUBJECT: PUNA GEOTHERMAL VENTURE (PGV) SITE ACTIVITIES Dear Mr. Yee:Pursuant to Condition No. 4 of the Geothermal Resource Permit, Puna Geothermal Venture(PGV) hereby submits the Weekly Status Report for the week ending December 30, 2019. Power plant Continued with turbine and generator overhauls. OEC 25 continued power skid equipment installation. Waiting on building permits to continue… Read More »Weekly Update: December 29, 2019
community meeting scheduled

Next Community Meeting Scheduled

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 4-6 PM | Pahoa Neighborhood Facility | 15-3022 Kauhale Street, Pahoa, Hawai’i  96778
blessings for the future

Blessings for the Future

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On Friday, October 4, 2019, the Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) team held an on-site blessing near KS-18. The blessing was held to express their thanks and appreciation, as well as offer prayers of safety for everyone on-site and in our surrounding community. It was directed toward the entire project, including the ongoing work and upcoming drilling for the new well.  Approximately 60 employees, contractors and residents were present. After Plant Manager Jordan… Read More »Blessings for the Future

April 2019 Updates

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Updates for April 2019 We have completed the access road to the PGV plant We’re continuing to evaluate equipment on the site to see what needs to be maintained and repaired We have completed our first water well and are now moving forward with our other production wells We’re in the process of excavating our substation and are working with Hawaii Electric Light Company to rebuild We’re working with Hawaii… Read More »April 2019 Updates