Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii this mont, inaugurated a Sopogy MicroCSP solar thermal plant. The 2-megawatt (MW) solar thermal project, which spans 3.8 acres in the hot Kona desert utilizes 1,000 Sopogy proprietary MicroCSP solar panels. The project is called "Holaniku at Keahole Point", which comes from the Hawaiian term for a location that has everything required for self-sufficiency.