Friday, May 20, 2016

USA, Hawaii: EDC Looks to Develop Geothermal in State

EDC explores Hawaii tie-up on geothermal (Manila Bulletin)

The state of Hawaii is taking its cue from the Philippines on geothermal energy development, hence, it has been exploring collaboration with the Lopez-run Energy Development Corporation (EDC) on such ventures.

In a statement to the media, EDC disclosed that Luis P. Salaveria, a Filipino-American director of the Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, was recently in the country to advance talks on the proposed collaboration.

The Lopez firm noted that integrating geothermal on to the State’s energy mix has been part of its aspiration to become 100-percent renewable energy market onward to year 2045.