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The state's combination of abundant renewable resources, high fuel prices, limited geographic area, and recognized expertise in hydrogen technology R&D, makes it an ideal location to lead the state's transition to a renewable energy-to-hydrogen economy. By attracting considerable investments of capital and expertise to Hawaii, we will be investing wisely for our future needs.

Ted Liu

Wind Energy

A Brief Description:

Wind power is the kinetic energy of wind, or the extraction of this energy by wind turbines. In 2004, wind power became the least expensive form of new power generation, dipping below the cost per kilowatt-hour of coal-fired plants. Wind power is growing faster than any other form of electrical generation, at about 37%, up from 25% growth in 2002. In the late-1990s, the cost of wind power was about five times what it is in 2005, and that downward trend is expected to continue as larger multi-megawatt turbines are mass-produced.

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