Tesla activates its large solar energy project in Hawaii

Solar Energy - Sunrise in Hawaii

Tesla has completed installation on its new solar project Tesla has activated its new large-scale solar energy system, which has been built on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. This week, the company announced that it had successfully completed installing the systems needed to power the 13 megawatt project. The project, at peak performance, is expected to generate 52 megwatt-hours of electrical power, further increasing the rapidly growing solar energy capacity that is being built in Hawaii. Electricity provided by new solar energy project is less expensive than oil The Kauai…

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Hawaii is throwing more support behind renewable energy

100% of Hawaii’s energy will come from renewable sources by 2045 Hawaii has plans to derive all of its energy from renewable sources by 2045. The state has become a very prominent supporter of renewable energy, making note of the potential impact that climate change may have in the future, especially for island states and countries in the Pacific Ocean. Rising sea levels due to global warming could cause significant damage to island states and nations. In order to combat this potential damage, Hawaii is looking to support renewable energy…

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New solar energy projects in Hawaii receive $6 million in investments

Company begins investing in new solar energy projects The parent company of Hawaii Gas has announced that it will be investing $6 million in two solar energy projects that are taking form in the state. These projects are part of Hawaii’s ongoing endeavor to become more environmentally friendly and embrace clean power. Solar energy, in particular, has managed to gain significant support in the state, largely due to its exposure to sunlight. Solar energy is expected to help the state become more independent, reducing its reliance on outside sources of…

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Solar energy company expands to Hawaii

Hawaii is now an open market for SolarCity and the company’s solar power products and services SolarCity, a leading provider of solar technologies, has announced its expansion to Hawaii Island, the largest island in the U.S. Hawaii has become a strong advocate for renewable energy, particularly solar power. Clean energy is becoming an attractive option for the state because it relies heavily on fuel imports in order to produce its own electrical power. The economic prospects of solar power are often lauded in the state and consumers and businesses alike…

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Solar energy company expands to Hawaii

Hawaii is now an open market for SolarCity and the company’s solar power products and services SolarCity, a leading provider of sola technologies, has announced its expansion to Hawaii Island, the largest island in the U.S. Hawaii has become a strong advocate for renewable energy, particularly solar power. Clean energy is becoming an attractive option for the state because it relies heavily on fuel imports in order to produce its own electrical power. The economic prospects of solar power are often lauded in the state and consumers and businesses alike…

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SolarWorld brings solar energy financing to Hawaii

Company aims to reduce adoption cost of solar energy in Hawaii SolarWorld, a developer and manufacturer of solar energy systems, has announced new financing plans for homeowners and businesses in Hawaii. The state is a leading market for solar energy in the U.S. and is home to many projects that seek to harness the power of the sun. Many of these projects have to do with the U.S. military, however, leaving homeowners and businesses in the state wanting in terms of clean power. SolarWorld aims to address this issue by…

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SolarCity brings solar energy to military homes in Hawaii

Solar Energy - military solar homes in Hawaii

Solar energy to power homes at Island Palm Communities SolarCity, a leading solar energy company, has announced its intent to bring 12.8 megawatts of solar energy to Island Palm Communities on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Island Palm Communities is military community offering housing to those enlisted in the U.S. Army. The military has become a strong supporter of renewable energy in recent years, funding a multitude of projects concerning the use of solar power and other forms of clean energy. SolarCity has been a part of the military’s endeavors…

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Hawaii may become leader in solar energy in US

Hawaii Solar Energy

Hawaii continues to show strong progress in solar energy The U.S. has been showing more interest in renewable energy over the past few years, with the federal government making moves to spark a shift away from fossil-fuels and traditional energy systems. Thus far, the country’s efforts have been slow going, but individual states are beginning to take on the renewable energy challenge in order to establish economic growth and combat the potential effects of climate change. Hawaii is one such state and is quickly emerging as a formidable force in…

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Solar energy coming to Hawaii thanks to Kyocera and ProVision Solar

Hawaii Solar Energy Partnership

Companies team to make solar energy available to auto businesses Kyocera Solar, a leading solar energy company, has announced that it will be supplying solar modules to ProVision Solar, which will be using these modules to support auto businesses in Hawaii. The solar modules will be able to support a total of eight businesses throughout the Big Island, making the auto sector one of the largest users of renewable energy in Hawaii. The state has been a strong supporter of renewable power, putting a great deal of focus on solar…

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Wal-Mart expands solar energy in Hawaii

Walmart renewable energy

Hawaiian stores equipped with solar energy systems Wal-Mart has been making greater efforts to become more environmentally friendly in recent years. The massive retailer has been making changes to its corporate policies to address issues concerning efficiency and emissions and has been making strong progress in adopting renewable energy. In Hawaii, Wal-Mart has partnered with SunEdison to incorporate new solar energy systems into three of its stores. These stores are located in Kapoley, Kailua-Kona, and Kahulai, and represent a step forward in the companies ultimate goal of becoming 100% reliant…

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Hawaiian island to be powered by solar energy

Solar Energy in Hawaii

Larry Ellison envisions Lanai island powered by solar energy Can an entire Hawaiian island be powered by solar energy? Larry Ellison, co-founder and CEO of the Oracle Corporation, one of the world’s largest enterprise software companies, believes that this concept is possible. Ellison has set his sights on t he island of Lanai for an ambitious solar energy project that could meet the entire island’s energy needs. Given that the island boasts of only 3,200 residents, this may not be as difficult as it sounds. Ambitious project could change the…

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