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Geothermal power project in Philippines gets UN ‘green’ ok

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Russell Roberts‘s insight:

The Philippines is making significant advances in geothermal energy.  UN approval of its efforts will surely boost investor confidence in this part of the Pacific Rim.  Like Hawaii, the Philippines has to import most of its fuel for power generation.  Despite some drawbacks, geothermal energy is the best alternative to imported oil for electric generation.  Unlike wind and solar power, geothermal energy is available 24/7.  If you combine geothermal energy with wind, solar, and tidal power, you have a formula to lessen our dependence on imported oil.  It’s time to forge ahead.  Aloha, Russ.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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