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Maui continues to discuss how to meet Hawaii’s renewable-energy goals

  • FIRST WIND / OCTOBER 2009
                                Some of the 20 1.5-megawatt turbines at the new Kaheawa wind farm built on the West Maui Mountains.

    FIRST WIND / OCTOBER 2009

    Some of the 20 1.5-megawatt turbines at the new Kaheawa wind farm built on the West Maui Mountains.

  • COURTESY MAUI ELECTRIC CO.
                                The Kuia Solar project, a partnership between Maui Electric Co. and Kenyon Energy, went online in October 2018 and can generate up to 2.9 megawatts of solar energy. The project is on 11 acres above Lahaina.

    COURTESY MAUI ELECTRIC CO.

    The Kuia Solar project, a partnership between Maui Electric Co. and Kenyon Energy, went online in October 2018 and can generate up to 2.9 megawatts of solar energy. The project is on 11 acres above Lahaina.

Two new grid-scale solar projects that are in the works — one approved, one facing community opposition — promise to push Maui closer to the state’s goal of meeting 100% of Hawaii’s electrical energy needs through renewable sources by 2045. Read more

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