Hu Honua Bioenergy, LLC (“HHB”) has been granted an air permit by the Hawai‘i State Department of Health- Clean Air Branch (“DOH”). HHB can now move ahead with its engineering design, construction and refurbishing of the former Hilo Coast Power Company power plant at Pepe‘ekeo on Hawai‘i Island into a modern biomass facility.
“We are pleased that the DOH has granted us the air permit,” says John Sylvia, CEO of Hu Honua. “The Hawai‘i air permit process is quite rigorous, and it is important for all stakeholders that it was done correctly. We look forward to contributing to Hawai‘i’s energy sustainability while providing economic benefits for the community”.