Weekly Updates – May 4, 2020

weekly update

May 4, 2020
Michael Yee
Hawaii County Planning Department
101 Pauahi Street, Ste. 3
Hilo, HI 96720


Dear Mr. Yee:

Pursuant to Condition No. 4 of the Geothermal Resource Permit, Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) hereby submits the Weekly Status Report for the week ending May 3, 2020.

Power plant

Continued with turbine and generator overhauls.

  • OEC 11 continued power skid equipment installation.
  • OEC 22 continued power skid equipment installation.
  • OEC 25 continued power skid equipment installation.

Continued electrical substation installation.


  • KS-14 Reevaluating well maintenance moving forward
  • KS-17 Preparing to install well cellar and mobilizing Rig #1 from KS-18 to continue drilling.
  • KS-18 Drilling complete to the 5690’ target, currently performing tests to meet all DLNR requirements and installing surface equipment to fully commission the well for production.
  • MW-5 Drilling postponed.
  • MW-4 In operation.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me.


Ronald P. Quesada
EH&S Manager