Clearway dedicates 39-MW photo voltaic venture with battery in Hawaii

August 12 (Renewables Now) – Clearway Power Group on Thursday inaugurated its Mililani Photo voltaic I plant, a 39-MW photo voltaic array mixed with a 156-MWh battery storage system, in Hawaii.

The USD-140-million (EUR 135m) venture is the primary utility-scale photo voltaic and battery storage energy plant on Hawaii’s Oahu Island. It provides to 3 photo voltaic amenities beforehand commissioned by the corporate on the island.

Positioned in Mililani Agricultural Park, the brand new set up will assist bolster the grid when the state is shutting down its final coal plant in September, the developer famous.

Clearway has a second photo voltaic and storage plant below development in Waiawa, which could have 36 MW of photo voltaic capability and a 144-MWh battery. Its 5 photo voltaic amenities on the island totalling 185 MW will serve Hawaiian Electrical’s grid.

Mililani I Photo voltaic is now supplying energy to Hawaiian Electrical’s grid at a value of USD 0.09 per kWh. It’s the first of 9 clear power tasks that the utility will convey on-line over the subsequent two years on Oahu. Most will probably be producing electrical energy at one-third the price of oil, it stated.

Finland’s Wartsila Corp (HEL:WRT1V) was the battery supplier for the venture. Moss was answerable for development.

(USD 1 = EUR 0.967)

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