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Oahu’s first major solar farm with batteries now producing electricity

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 2
                                Photovoltaic panels at Mililani Solar I.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 2

    Photovoltaic panels at Mililani Solar I.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 2
                                Site manager Ralph Valentino points to the batteries that store the energy produced by the solar panels.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 2

    Site manager Ralph Valentino points to the batteries that store the energy produced by the solar panels.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 2
                                Metal lockers house the battery system.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / AUG. 2

    Metal lockers house the battery system.

The first utility-scale solar farm on Oahu linked with batteries recently began commercial power production ahead of seven similar projects slated for completion over the next two years. Read more

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