Wednesday, November 18, 2015

USA, Hawaii: A History of Development at Puna Geothermal Venture

The past and future of geothermal energy on the Big Island (KITV)


The breath of the earth harnessed to power our homes. You may not realize geothermal power has been a part of Hawaii's energy grid for decades.  It sparked grand plans and protests over its future here.

On the surface, Puna Geothermal looks like labyrinth of pipes -- a complex grid of green.  Below the surface, plunging vertical tunnel grabbing the power of a restless earth.

"We're tapping into resources that have been there for quite a while already," said PGV Operations Manager Ron Quesada.

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