HELCO, HECO, MECO, and DOH provided funds for teacher materials.
Participants valued the support from DOE, ACS, UH, DOH, Meadow Gold Dairies, HECO, HELCO, MECO, and HMSA in providing the workshops, especially on the Neighbor Islands.
HELCO revealed that it had selected Ormat considering its capability of fulfilling price obligations and performance norms, and after that it started contract negotiations with the bid winning company for the 25MW Moana Geothermal Project (MGP).
Under this procedure, HELCO initially requested for additional geothermal power of as much as 50 MW.
In a separate proceeding, HELCO
is proposing the adoption of a new regulatory model called "decoupling" that will delink utility revenue from the amount of electricity sold.
Hirata says HELCO
has reached a settlement agreement with Enserch to purchase power from its site, but Totto contends that the PUC pushed that process along by firming the ground rules regarding what needs to be factored into the comparison of avoided costs, how they should be calculated, and setting up deadlines for the stages of negotiation.
Both independent producers are negotiating with HELCO
We're in negotiations with HELCO
on that and have offered this additional power to them.
In mid-September, Puna Geothermal was correcting hydrogen-sulfide leakage problems and awaiting a state Department of Health operating permit for its power plant, which would allow the company to begin delivery of 25 megawatts to HELCO
by early next year.
As the company's sole senior vice president, the 45-year-old executive reports directly to Williamson along with the vice presidents of finance, engineering, production, human resources, corporate counsel, and the presidents of MECO and HELCO
In March the firm signed its own contract to deliver up to 25 megawatts of power to HELCO
, and if all goes well True expects the plant will be on line in 1994.
3 percent annual average for the five years prior, according to HELCO