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Journal Article: Puna Geothermal Venture 8MW Expantion

Abstract
Adding to its existing generating capacity of 27 MW, Ormat's Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) geothermal power plant recently completed a successful 8MW expansion project bringing more renewable, low-cost electricity to the people of Hawaii. The project presented several technical challenges including use of high scale potential brine in a state-of-the-art binary plant, development of highly reliable brine pH monitoring and control system, and brine injection management in a high energy resource. Each of the project challenges were overcome with unique engineering solutions.

Authors 
Mike Kaleikini, Paul Spielman, Tom Buchanan, Ormat Technologies and Inc.








Published Journal 
GRC Transactions, 2011





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Citation

Mike Kaleikini,Paul Spielman,Tom Buchanan,Ormat Technologies, Inc.. 2011. Puna Geothermal Venture 8MW Expantion. GRC Transactions. 35:1313-1314.