PUC asks state, county for input on PGV: Current EIS only covers generator’s “useful life” through 2022

  • PGV is shown in January 2020 during recovery from the Kilauea lava flow. (Courtesy photo/PGV)

Months after suspending an application for an amended power purchase agreement between Hawaiian Electric and Puna Geothermal Venture — pending the completion of a supplemental environmental review — the state Public Utilities Commission is seeking input from both Hawaii County and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.