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Outlook for light-duty vehicles and the fuels used in those vehicles pdf
Subject:EIA, transportation, energy markets
Presented by:John Maples, Senior Transportation Analyst
Presented to: Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Washington, DC—March 7, 2018

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Volcanic lava flows continue to affect geothermal power generation on Hawaii’s Big Island

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory, and Hawaiian Electric

Lava flows from the Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii led to the shutdown of the Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) power plant on May 3, 2018. The 38-megawatt (MW) facility is the only geothermal plant on the island, and it produced about 29% of the island’s electricity generation in 2017. The plant voluntarily ceased operations ahead of the approaching lava flow.

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