23 Jan '12, 10am

Hawaiʻi’s Largest Solar Project Awarded Go-ahead: Filed under: Energy News

Hawaiʻi’s Largest Solar Project Awarded Go-ahead: Filed under: Energy News

Work on the largest Hawai’ian solar project has now been launched by KIUC and REC Solar. The 12-megawatt solar project is to bbe located on Hawai’ian Homelands in Anahola on the northeast side of Kauai. Originally formed in August of 2011, the partnership between the Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC) — the tax exempt development arm of the Anahola Hawaiian Homes Association of Kauai — and KIUC originally explored the feasibility of such a project to see if it would be mutually beneficial to the co-op, the people of Kauai, and the Hawai’ian Home Land Trust. Apparently, it was determined that it was. December saw REC Solar awarded the contract, which will, upon completion, bring KIUC’s integrated solar capacity to nearly 20 MW and provide the two their second opportunity to work together — perviously, they collaborated on a 1.21-MW system in Kapaa. “The grow...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/01/23/hawai%ca%bbis-largest...

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