Massive Solar Project Scaled Back

May 12, 2004 [] Question: What ever happened to plans for Hawaiian Electric Co., the University of Hawaii and the Navy to install a huge bank of solar photovoltaic panels on the Ewa plain? Answer: The project, originally slated to become the largest photovoltaic array in the islands at up to 3 megawatts of electricity (enough to power 90,000 homes), has moved to Ford Island and downsized but is still a go, said Richard Rocheleau, director of UH’s Hawaii Natural Energy Institute.


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