KUPEHAU SOLAR

Expertise, resources, and experience supporting Hawai‘i’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045

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KUPEHAU Solar

174 Power Global proposes to install, own, and operate a 60 megawatt solar photovoltaic energy facility with a four-hour battery (240MWh battery energy storage system, “BESS”) on a site in the ʻEwa – Kunia area of Oʻahu in response to Hawaiian Electric Company’s Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation Island of Oʻahu 2019 – Request for Proposals.

The project has been selected to the Stage 2 Final Award Group, and if a Power Purchase Agreement is signed and approved, the project will be authorized under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement.

Kunia, Oahʻu, Hawaiʻi

Benefits

174 Power Global is proud to be part of the resilient and self-sustaining renewable energy landscape across Hawaiʻi and around the world. The benefits to the communities are many, including:

Kupehau Solar comporting itself as the quiet neighbor, tending our property with respect for the lands, the communities, and sharing responsibility for the communities’ needs

Lands dedicated to sustainable energy

A facility sited away from residential areas

Community needs-driven benefits such as renewable energy educational programs and other needs important to the community

Fencing, monitoring, and security, mitigating concerns of vagrancy and improving community security

A significant contribution to Hawaiʻi’s 2045 goals of 100% renewable energy

ESTIMATED PROJECT TIMELINE

AUGUST 2019
Hawaiian Electric Company Issues Request for Proposals
AUGUST 2019
ONGOING
Community Outreach
ONGOING
MAY 2020
Hawaiian Electric Company Selects Project
MAY 2020
MAY 2020 - Q3'2020
Power Purchase Agreement Negotiations with Hawaiian Electric Company
MAY 2020 - Q3'2020
Q3'2020
Power Purchase Agreement filed with Hawaiʻi Public Utilities Commission
Q3'2020
Q4'2020
Anticipated Hawaiʻi Public Utilities Commission Approval
Q4'2020
Q1'2021
Environmental and Cultural Studies Complete
Q1'2021
Q3'2021
Permits Complete
Q3'2021
Q3'2021 - Mid-2022
Construction
Q3'2021 - Mid-2022
Mid-2022
Commercial Operations
Mid-2022
20 Years
Power Purchase Agreement Term
20 Years