Kaheawa is a 51MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Hawaii, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in June 2006. Buy the profile here.

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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 engineering procurement construction 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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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.