Kahuku is a 30MW onshore wind 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 March 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 30 30 Active Hawaii, the US First Wind Holdings


The project was developed by First Wind Holdings and is currently owned by TerraForm Power.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 7,700 households, offsetting 49,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $71.1m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 2011.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Hawaiian Electric Light under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2011. The contracted capacity is 30MW.

Contractors Involved

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Clipper Windpower was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 12 units of Liberty C96 turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.


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