Here’s an interesting development on the Valley Isle.
Sophie Cocke reports in her Landblog:
Maui County isn’t waiting on the electric utility to issue a request for proposals for waste-to-energy projects.
The county’s Department of Environmental Services issued its own RFP last week, The Maui News reports.
Maui Electric Co. (a subsidiary of HECO) has talked about issuing a RFP for 50 megawatts of firm energy, which would include waste-to-energy projects, for more than a year, at least. It’s not clear what the hold up is. But Maui officials seem to have lost patience.