Honua Ola mulls next move following crippling PUC ruling

A tour is lead through Honua Ola Bioenergy plant, then known as Hu Honua Bioenergy, in 2017 in Pepeekeo. (Tribune-Herald file photo)

The president of Honua Ola Bioenergy — an almost completely built 21.5-megawatt biomass power plant — said he’ll likely ask the state Public Utilities Commission to reconsider a July 10 order that nixed a waiver of the competitive bidding process for a power purchase agreement between the project and Hawaiian Electric Co.