Kaheawa is a 51MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Hawaii, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 51 51 Active Hawaii, the US First Wind Holdings; Makani Nui Associates


The project was developed by First Wind Holdings and Makani Nui Associates. The project is currently owned by TerraForm Power with a stake of 100%.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 18,700 households, offsetting 126,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in June 2006.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Maui Electric under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives and M. A. Mortenson were selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 34 units of 1.5se turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.


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