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Hawai‘i Gas Looking to Add Renewable Gas to Mix

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Hawai‘i’s gas utility is looking into adding renewable gas into its product. Hawai‘i Gas has released a request for proposals to buy raw bio-methane from municipal wastewater treatment centers and landfills in Hawai‘i.  The company is seeking proposals from local and national suppliers who can provide large quantities of gas on a daily basis.

Bio-methane is the byproduct of decomposing organic matter in landfills and wastewater treatment plants, but it’s often burned off as a waste product.  Joe Boivin is the Senior Vice President of Hawai‘i Gas.  He says adding natural methane to existing gas helps to diversify the fuel supply and add to Hawai‘i’s use of clean energy. 

Nick Yee’s passion for music developed at an early age, as he collected jazz and rock records pulled from dusty locations while growing up in both Southern California and Honolulu. In college he started DJing around Honolulu, playing Jazz and Bossa Nova sets at various lounges and clubs under the name dj mr.nick. He started to incorporate Downtempo, House and Breaks into his sets as his popularity grew, eventually getting DJ residences at different Chinatown locations. To this day, he is a fixture in the Honolulu underground club scene, where his live sets are famous for being able to link musical and cultural boundaries, starting mellow and building the audience into a frenzy while steering free of mainstream clichés.
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