AES Distributed Kauai Solar PV Park is a 28MW solar PV power project. It is located in Hawaii, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 28 28 Active Hawaii, the US AES Distributed Energy

Description

The project is developed and owned by AES Distributed Energy.

AES Distributed Kauai Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 194 acres.

The project generates 51,226MWh of electricity. The project cost is $49.336m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in December 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Kauai Island Utility Cooperative under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.11kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 20MW.

Contractors Involved

SunPower was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by SunPower.

AES Distributed Energy is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

About AES Distributed Energy

AES Distributed Energy Inc (AES), formerly Main Street Power Company Inc, a subsidiary of The AES Corp, is a renewable energy company that develops, owns and operates distributed generation photovoltaic solar systems. The company offers co-development, asset management and operation, project development, distributed energy solutions and financing solutions. Its co-development services include project due diligence, contract structuring, equipment procurement, and engineering and scheduling. AES’ distributed energy solutions comprise solar PV and energy storage project development, combined heat and power, distributed storage, and energy management and efficiency. The company caters its services to schools, municipalities, utilities, corporations, and commercial and industrial clients across the US. AES is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, the US.

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