The Natural Energy Laboratory moves Hawaii’s quest for clean energy an important step forward.
The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) is a State of Hawaii agency founded in 1974. NELHA administers the 870-acre Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park (HOST Park) in Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawaii.
NELHA is soliciting proposals for a 0.1-0.3 megawatt on-shore Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) system, to be operated for ten years.
The project will a demonstration of the reliability and practicality of the OTEC technology.