U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND STATE OF HAWAIʻI PARTNERSHIP DOCUMENTS
Hawai‘i CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAMMATIC ENVIRONMENTAL (PEIS) DOCUMENTS
The U.S. Department of Energy held eight public hearings from May 12 to May 22, 2014. Each hearing began at 5:00 p.m. with an open house until about 5:45 p.m., during which federal and state personnel and their contractors were available to answer questions in an informal setting. At the appropriate time, DOE representative Dr. Jane Summerson gave an overview of PEIS, the National Environmental Policy Act process, and the methods that could be used to submit comments. After her presentation, interested parties spoke in turn to give comments on the Draft PEIS. A court reporter transcribed the comments presented at each hearing.
Hawai‘i Clean Energy Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
Hawai‘i Clean Energy Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
DOE and the State of Hawai‘i technical poster presentation at the 2015 Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits & Expo
Other RElated Documents
Hawai‘i INTERISLAND RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM (HIREP) DOCUMENTS
The U.S. Department of Energy held eight public scoping meetings from September 11 to September 20, 2012. The public scoping meetings provided opportunities to view exhibits on the PEIS and clean energy, ask questions, and submit comments orally or in writing.
HIREP Background Documents
In 2010, DOE, in cooperation with the State of Hawai‘i, started the process to assess the foreseeable environmental impacts that might arise from wind energy development under the Hawai‘i Interisland Renewable Energy Program (HIREP). The following documents are from that effort.
HIREP Scoping Transcripts
In 2011, DOE held a series of public scoping meetings for the Hawai‘i Interisland Renewable Energy Program: Wind PEIS (HIREP PEIS). The following transcripts are for those meetings.
HIREP SCOPING COMMENTS
DOE received many comments on the scope of the Hawai‘i Interisland Renewable Energy Program: Wind PEIS (HIREP: Wind PEIS), which are listed below. Relevant comments will be considered during development of the Hawai‘i Clean Energy PEIS. The comments are grouped as follows: