Posts tagged: Maui

Billionaire Larry Ellison Has A Brilliant Plan To Make Green Energy Affordable With His Hawaiian Island

By: Julie Bort Larry Ellison has huge, impressive plans for the Hawaiian island of Lanai, which he bought in 2012. It will become “a laboratory for building the next generation two-way power grid, which will be a mix of photo-tech (solar), with a little bit of wind with a backup of liquefied natural gas,” he […]

Hawaii Wind Farm Gets Battery Backup

by Lauren Craig image via: A123 Systems A123 Systems, a Massachusetts-based developer and manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries, has announced that it will supply a 11-megawatt (MW) Grid Battery System to Sempra Generation for use at its Auwahi Wind project in Maui, Hawaii. Power from the 21-megawatt (MW) Auwahi Wind project will be purchased by Maui […]