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KATHRYN MYKLESETH / KMYKLESETH@STARADVERTISER.COM Kohl Christensen’s 3-acre property on the North Shore has gone off the
Hawaiian Electric Co. power grid, powered by solar panels, 16 six-volt batteries, a generator, a solar water heater, a propane-powered range and a septic system.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Kohl Christensen stands near the golf cart batteries on his property that provide 700 amp hours of storage.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Waialua resident Kohl Christensen adjusts his solar panel above a
well. Christensen uses a combination of photovoltaic, solar, propane, gas and battery power
to live in his home.