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Wind power is cheapest green energy option HECO says | Electric ...: Hawaiian Electric has a goal of generating

Wind power is cheapest green energy option, HECO says Feb 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Alan Yonan Jr. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Hawaiian Electric Co. estimates that using primarily solar power instead of wind to help meet its renewable energy targets could boost the cost of electricity production by as much as 18 percent. HECO, which had been working with two companies to develop about 1,500 gigawatt-hours of wind energy on Lanai and Molokai, was ordered by the state Public Utilities Commission in July to consider other renewable energy sources for half of the project. The wind power project, refered to as "Big Wind," was intended to generate power on Molokai and Lanai and ship it to Oahu via an undersea cable. That project suffered a setback when the developer for the Molokai portion of the wind power project pulled out. HECO produced four alternative scenari...

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