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dc.contributor.author Seki, Arthur S en_US
dc.contributor.author Chen, Bill H en_US
dc.contributor.author Woodruff, Jim en_US
dc.contributor.author Takahashi, Patrick K en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-29T20:53:58Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-29T21:58:20Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-02-29T20:53:58Z en_US
dc.date.available 2012-02-29T21:58:20Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1985-11 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Noi'i O Puna: The Puna Research Center. 1985. Seki AS, Chen BH, Woodruff J, Takahashi PK. Seventh New Zealand Geothermal Workshop en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/22118 en_US
dc.description Seventh New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, November 6 to 8, 1985 en_US
dc.description.abstract Construction for a high technology research facility has been completed on the grounds of HGP-A, the only operating geothermal well in Hawaii, making this site unique for gaining expertise about Hawaiian geothermal well fluids. The research facility includes a wet chemistry laboratory, additional laboratory space, and a supervisory office. An open area has been designed for geothermal research in which high pressure brine will be provided for various experiments. Noi'i O Puna, The Puna Research Center (PRC), will enable vital research and development to be carried out in both geothermal electrical and non-electrical applications, such as dehydration of agriculture and aquacultural products and recovery of the special silica particles/gel from the fluid. The research program at PRC will build on the presently known results at various research institutions throughout the world, and began with a cooperative research workshop held on August 23, 1985, in Hilo, sponsored by the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute through U.S. Department of Energy funding. Primary problems at the HGP-A site such as silica removal and hydrogen sulfide abatement are being looked upon as resource material for innovative geothermal industries. While silica poses to be a potentially major problem because increased geothermal development around HGP-A will cause a need for re-injection, the work to be accomplished at PRC will hopefully not only cure or alleviate this concern, but generate revenues to support the R&D program. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Hawaii Natural Energy Institute through U.S. Department of Energy funding en_US
dc.format.extent 4 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.subject direct use en_US
dc.subject cascade use en_US
dc.subject waste heat en_US
dc.subject applications testing en_US
dc.subject non-electric en_US
dc.subject Puna en_US
dc.subject Kilauea East Rift Zone en_US
dc.subject Hawaii Island en_US
dc.title Noi'i O Puna : The Puna Research Center en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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