Pacific Biodiesel Makes First Fuel Delivery to Hamakua Energy Power Generation Facility
Locally made biodiesel to be used at power generation facility on Hawaii Island to serve local customers
November 4, 2019 – Pacific Biodiesel Technologies, LLC today made its first delivery of biodiesel to the Hamakua Energy power generation facility on Hawaii Island as part of the biodiesel supply contract the company last month signed with Pacific Current subsidiary Hamakua Energy, LLC.
As part of the agreement announced last week, Pacific Biodiesel Technologies, owner and operator of the biodiesel refinery on Hawaii Island, will supply biodiesel for Pacific Current’s Hamakua Energy power generation facility, a liquid-fuel-fired combined cycle power generation facility that sells power to Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) under an existing power purchase agreement (PPA). The facility is able to provide 22 percent of Hawaii Island’s generating capacity. Download the full press release here.