1. Plus Power Breaks Into Battery Big League With Grid-Tied Project for Hawaiian Electric

    Plus Power Breaks Into Battery Big League With Grid-Tied Project for Hawaiian Electric

    Earlier this month Hawaiian Electric announced a slew of solar-plus-storage projects to continue its shift to fossil-free energy. Tucked inside that announcement was a big development: a massive grid-tied battery that will take over crucial duties from the last coal plant anywhere in Hawaii. The 185-megawatt/565-megawatt-hour Kapolei Energy Storage project marks a dramatic arrival to the big leagues for developer Plus Power. Plus power, an ESA member, had previously developed a 12-megawatt battery to ensure reliability at a car factory microgrid in Mexico.

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    1. The grids in Hawaii have always been out in front in terms of renewable energy.
    2. As all of the projects that Hawaiian Electric is working on come online, they're really advancing the grid in general in terms of what can be done with renewable energy and battery storage.
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