Stories tagged "Hawaii Natural Energy Institute"

Wind and sun could generate Oʻahu electricity

July 26th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Wind and solar energy could supply more than 25 percent of Oʻahu’s electricity demand, a UH study shows.

Byproducts become biodegradable plastic

January 4th, 2011 | by Malamalama Contributor | 4 Comments

Bacteria turn agricultural byproducts and other waste products into truly biodegradable plastics.

Leeward waters best for OTEC energy production

October 19th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Ocean thermal energy conversion technology is most efficient in cooler leeward waters.

Grant to develop ocean energy

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute has been awarded approximately $1 million a year for up to five years to conduct research and develop technologies that harness the power of waves.