HNEI developed a bioenergy master plan in accordance with Act 253, Session Laws of Hawaii (SLH) 2007, to “set the course for the coordination and implementtation of policies and procedures to develop a bioenergy industry in Hawaii.” Development of the plan included substantial contributions from industry, government agencies, and academia. Issues addressed included: land and water Resources, distribution infrastructure, labor resources, bioenergy technology, permitting, financial incentives, business partnering, economic impacts, and environmental impacts.

Point Person: Scott Turn

 

Technical Reports

Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan, Dec 2009 -- complete report (991 pages)