Altus Power America building Hawaii's biggest community solar project
- Altus Power America will certainly construct a 4.5-MW ground-mounted solar energy project in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. Once created the project will certainly be the largest Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) project in Hawaii.
Altus Power acquired the project from Tritium3 that led the growth effort under Phase I of the CBRE program as well as will remain to sustain building, neighborhood interaction and also recurring procedures.
The project is expected to be online in the fourth quarter of 2021 and will generate over 6,500 MWh of electrical energy throughout its very first year of operation. This will certainly be Altus Power's third financial investment in Hawaii and the very first to specifically offer power financial savings, via CBRE solar credit histories, to a significant variety of Oahu domestic customers in addition to business and also metropolitan entities.
" Altus is committed to offering tidy power options in Hawai'i. We delight in to be joining the CBRE Phase I program and we look forward to producing renewable energy advantages that will certainly be provided to companies, non-profits as well as domestic households," claimed Lars Norell, taking care of companion of Altus Power.
This project will certainly additionally increase Altus' national existence in neighborhood solar with over 100 MWs of operating community solar projects in states across the nation.
" The CBRE program is an important element of Hawaii's renewable energy landscape. After several years of growth we are delighted to companion with Altus Power to aid bring the promise of area solar to the homeowners of Hawai'i", claimed Ryan McCauley, Chief Executive Officer of Tritium3