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Column: Biomass is firm, reliable and renewable

  • COURTESY HONUA OLA BIOENERGY
                                Advocates say the Honua Ola Bioenergy plant on Hawaii island can contribute to the area’s energy needs.

    COURTESY HONUA OLA BIOENERGY

    Advocates say the Honua Ola Bioenergy plant on Hawaii island can contribute to the area’s energy needs.

As a legislator who introduced the concept of a renewable portfolio standard (RPS), I am dismayed watching the RPS become just an aspiration, rather than a pragmatic policy tool to promote a cost-effective strategy to achieve a diverse portfolio of renewable resources. Read more

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