Hawaii: Energy Resources

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Hawaii (/həˈwaɪʲi/ hə-WY-(y)ee; locally, [həˈwɐ(ɪ)ʔi]; Hawaiian: Hawaiʻi [həˈvɐjʔi]) is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959. Hawaii is the only U.S. state located in Oceania and the only one composed entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean. Hawaii is the only U.S. state not located in the Americas. The state does not observe daylight saving time. Hawaii is a state in the United States of America.

Energy Production by Technology in Hawaii

Fuel Source Value Units
Solar Power 25 MWh
Wind Power 213,224 MWh
Geothermal Power 167,591 MWh
Biomass Power 294,674 MWh
Total Energy Production from Non-Hydro Renewables 675,513 MWh
Hydro Power 92,855 MWh
HPS Power 0 MWh
Total Energy Production from Renewables 768,368 MWh
Coal Power 1,521,169 MWh
Gas Power 40,378 MWh
Petroleum Power 8,288,819 MWh
Nuclear Power 0 MWh
Other 166,284 MWh
Total Energy Production 10,785,018 MWh
Percent of Total Power from Non-Hydro Renewables 6.26  %
Percent of Total Power from Renewables 7.12  %
Source: 2009 EIA Data (Download)


Renewable Energy Technical Potential in Hawaii

Technology Generation Estimate Nameplate Capacity Area, Mass or Count
Urban Utility-scale PV 3,725 GWh3,725,000,000 kWh
3,725,000,000,000 Wh
3,725,000 MWh
1.341e+16 J
1 GW1,000 MW
1,000,000 kW
1,000,000,000 W
1,000,000,000,000 mW
1.0e-3 TW
34 km234,000,000 m²
13.124 mi²
365,972,600 ft²
40,664,000 yd²
8,401.57 acres
Rural Utility-scale PV 38,032 GWh38,032,000,000 kWh
38,032,000,000,000 Wh
38,032,000 MWh
1.369152e+17 J
20 GW20,000 MW
20,000,000 kW
20,000,000,000 W
20,000,000,000,000 mW
0.02 TW
430 km2430,000,000 m²
165.98 mi²
4,628,477,000 ft²
514,280,000 yd²
106,255.15 acres
Rooftop PV N/A 2 GW2,000 MW
2,000,000 kW
2,000,000,000 W
2,000,000,000,000 mW
0.002 TW
N/A
CSP 15,369 GWh15,369,000,000 kWh
15,369,000,000,000 Wh
15,369,000 MWh
5.53284e+16 J
5 GW5,000 MW
5,000,000 kW
5,000,000,000 W
5,000,000,000,000 mW
0.005 TW
168 km2168,000,000 m²
64.848 mi²
1,808,335,200 ft²
200,928,000 yd²
41,513.64 acres
Onshore Wind 7,786 GWh7,786,000,000 kWh
7,786,000,000,000 Wh
7,786,000 MWh
2.80296e+16 J
2 GW2,000 MW
2,000,000 kW
2,000,000,000 W
2,000,000,000,000 mW
0.002 TW
493 km2493,000,000 m²
190.298 mi²
5,306,602,700 ft²
589,628,000 yd²
121,822.765 acres
Offshore Wind 2,836,735 GWh2,836,735,000,000 kWh
2.836735e+15 Wh
2,836,735,000 MWh
1.021225e+19 J
736 GW736,000 MW
736,000,000 kW
736,000,000,000 W
736,000,000,000,000 mW
0.736 TW
147,389 km2147,389,000,000 m²
56,892.154 mi²
1,586,480,457,100 ft²
176,277,244,000 yd²
36,420,558.845 acres
Biopower-Solid 524 GWh524,000,000 kWh
524,000,000,000 Wh
524,000 MWh
1.8864e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
476,459 BDT476,459,000 kg
476,459,000,000 g
476,459 tonnes
1,050,592,095 lbs
75,042,292.5 stones
Biopower-Gaseous 200 GWh200,000,000 kWh
200,000,000,000 Wh
200,000 MWh
720,000,000,000,000 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
42,602 Tonnes42,602,000 kg
42,602,000,000 g
93,937,410 lbs
6,709,815 stones
1,502,572,540 ounces
Geothermal Hydrothermal 20,632 GWh20,632,000,000 kWh
20,632,000,000,000 Wh
20,632,000 MWh
7.42752e+16 J
2 GW2,000 MW
2,000,000 kW
2,000,000,000 W
2,000,000,000,000 mW
0.002 TW
N/A
EGS Geothermal N/A N/A N/A
Hydropower 2,602 GWh2,602,000,000 kWh
2,602,000,000,000 Wh
2,602,000 MWh
9.3672e+15 J
0 GW0 MW
0 kW
0 W
0 mW
0 TW
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See Nationwide Statistics Source: 2012 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Data (Download)


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Hawaii is a state in the United States of America.

To date, it has received $25,930,000 from the Department of Energy's State Energy Program.[1]

See also

References

  1. 2009 Recovery Act and the State Energy Program