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PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRYANT FUKUTOMI / BFUKUTOMI@STARADVERTISER.COM Two sources of Kauai power are shown at photos above: hydroelectricity from plunging waters from the Blue Hole area near the base of Waialeale, which feeds one of two Waiahi hydroelectric plants; and solar panels at Kapaa. / Shelley Paik, courtesy Kaua'i Island Utility Cooperative
SHELLEY PAIK PHOTO, COURTEY KAUA'I ISLAND UTILITY COOPERATIVE The first utility-scale renewable energy project for the Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative, a 1.21-megawatt photovoltaic installation at Kapaa, is shown here, a project of KIUC and Kapaa Solar LLC.