Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The 16 Solar & Storage Projects Hawaii Just Ordered

By Zachary Shanan

I recently highlighted a couple of big solar + storage projects that were given the go-ahead in Hawaii. Then I found out that these are two of 16 solar and energy storage projects just approved for development in the state.

One week ago, Hawaiian Electric posted details about these 16 projects. “The name, location, developer, technology, size and estimated completion dates are listed on the Hawaiian Electric renewable project status board at www.hawaiianelectric.com/statusboard as well as links to each project’s individual website. Each developer is responsible for ongoing outreach to their prospective neighboring communities, alerting them to plans and responding to concerns.” A table of the winners is at the bottom of this article, but here’s a quick summary of the 16 projects totaling 460 MW of solar power capacity and 3 GWh of storage capacity:

“The results are eight solar-plus-storage projects and one standalone-storage project on Oahu, three solar-plus-storage projects and one standalone-storage project on Maui, and two solar-plus-storage projects and one standalone-storage on Hawaii Island for a total of 460 megawatts of solar energy and nearly 3 gigawatt-hours of energy storage.”

For the rest of the story visit: https://16SolarandStorageProjectsinHawaii