The recent recession made the price for crude oil to spike in 2008. That’s because petroleum fuels 76 percent of the state’s electrical generators” (1). With Hawaii’s reliance on petroleum, residence of Hawaii pay a higher price for electricity. Hawaiian Electric Company has searched and found efficient sustainable and renewable energy which will aid in lowering the cost of electricity. Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) was founded in 1881, through the vision of
twenty five years the use of renewable energy resources have become more popular among many individuals. Renewable energy sources made their real entry onto the international energy scene in the 1970s when the two worldwide oil crises occurred. During that time, the prices of oil skyrocketed, thus establishing new ideas and alternatives for energy. In 2010, worldwide renewable energy production reached 66.83 quadrillion BTUs. Renewable energy resources are sources of energy that cannot be depleted.
gallons in river water and handling the bombardment of trillions of photons upon her surface. Where there is motion, there is energy, easily converted and stored by some of our best technologies today. These advancements produce the necessary energy we need for our electronics, from cell phones to satellites. New Zealand currently runs its facilities using 77% renewable energy (Jarroud) and Hawaii running at forty-four percent with hopes of reaching one hundred percent by the end of the decade (Murphy)