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    Aloha Means Good-Bye to Dirty Energy

    Most people go there to unplug, but now Hawaii itself wants to unplug — from the grid — by betting big on hydrogen power. And who could blame them? In recent years, Hawaiians have had to import all but 7 percent of their energy and have been stuck with the country’s highest electricity rates. With a new bill committing the state to 100-percent renewable usage by 2045 and a bona fide “hydrogen czar” to lead the well-funded research campaign, Hawaii might just have the juice to make it work.

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