Powering Our Community

New Renewable Energy Projects

Keep track of our progress on all of the various renewable energy projects currently in the works

Power Facts

Hawaiian Electric provides electricity for 95% of residents of the State of Hawaii on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii Island.

2021 renewable energy percentage* is 38%
Total customers: 470,612
(As of 12/31/2021)

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Oahu

Number of customers: 308,721

Firm Generation:

Hawaiian Electric Plants

Kahe (oil): 650 MW
Waiau (oil): 500 MW
Campbell Industrial Park (diesel): 130 MW
Schofield (biodiesel): 50 MW

Independent Power Producers

Kalaeloa Partners (oil): 208 MW
AES-Hawaii (coal): 180 MW
H-POWER (waste-to-energy): 68.5 MW
Airport Emergency Power Facility (biofuel): 8 MW

Total firm capacity: 1,794.5 MW

Deactivated Units

Honolulu (oil) (113 MW): 0 MW

Variable (As-Available) Generation:

Hawaiian Electric Plant

West Loch Solar: 20 MW

Independent Power Producers

Kawailoa Wind: 69 MW
Kawailoa Solar: 49 MW
Waipio PV: 45.9
Kahuku Wind: 30 MW
Waianae Solar: 27.6 MW
Na Pua Makani (wind): 24 MW
Par Hawaii: 18.5 MW
Lanikuhana Solar: 14.7 MW
Island Energy Service: 9.6 MW
Waihonu North: 5 MW
Aloha Solar Energy Fund One: 5 MW
Aloha Solar Energy Fund Two: 5 MW
Kalaeloa Solar Two: 5 MW
Kalaeloa Renewable Energy Park (PV): 5 MW
Mauka FIT 1 (solar): 3.5 MW
Waihonu South: 1.5 MW
Kapolei Sustainable Energy Park (PV): 1 MW

Customer-sited renewable: 763 MW
Shared solar: 2.70 MW

Approximate non-firm capacity: 1105 MW

In Development:

Kapolei Energy Storage: 185 MW (565 MWh) storage only
Mahi Solar: 120 MW + 480 MWh storage
Hoohana Solar 1: 52 MW + 208 MWh storage
Kupono Solar: 42 MW + 168 MWh storage
Mililani I Solar: 39 MW + 156 MWh storage
Waiawa Solar: 36 MW + 144 MWh storage
Waiawa Phase 2 Solar: 30 MW + 240 MWh storage
Barbers Point Solar: 15 MW + 60 MWh storage
AES West Oahu Solar: 12.5 MW + 50 MWh storage
Mountain View Solar: 7 MW + 35 MWh storage
Shared solar: 4.720 MW

Renewable energy percentage*: 32.8%
Renewable peak: 69.8% on March 17, 2021


Hawaii Island

Number of customers: 88,103

Firm Generation:

Hawaiian Electric Plants (Oil)

Keahole: 77.6 MW
Puna: 36.7 MW
Kanoelehua: 21 MW
Waimea: 7.5 MW
Hill: 5.5 MW
Dispersed generation: 5 MW

Independent Power Producers

Hamakua Energy (oil/biodiesel): 60 MW
Puna Geothermal Venture: 38 MW

Total firm capacity: 251.3 MW

Retired Units

Shipman (oil) (15.2 MW): 0 MW

Variable (As-Available) Generation:

Hawaiian Electric Plants

Puueo Hydro: 3.4 MW
Waiau Hydro: 1.1 MW

Independent Power Producers

Pakini Nui Wind: 20.5 MW
Wailuku River Hydro: 12.1 MW
Hawi Renewable Development (wind): 10.5 MW

Customer-sited renewable: 116 MW

Approximate non-firm capacity: 163.6 MW

In Development:

AES Waikoloa Solar: 30 MW + 120 MWh storage
Hale Kuawehi Solar: 30 MW + 120 MWh storage
Hu Honua (biomass): 21.5 MW
Keahole Battery Energy Storage: 12 MW (12 MWh) storage only
Shared solar: 0.750 MW

Renewable energy percentage*: 60%
Renewable peak: 87.0% on July 1, 2021


Maui County

Serving Maui, Molokai & Lanai
Number of customers: 73,788

Firm Generation:

Hawaiian Electric Plants (Oil)

Maalaea: 212.1 MW
Kahului: 37.6 MW
Molokai: 12 MW
Lanai: 9.4 MW
Hana (dispersed generation): 2 MW

Total firm capacity: 273.1 MW

Variable (As-Available) Generation:

Independent Power Producers

Kaheawa Wind Farm: 30 MW
Kaheawa Wind Power II: 21 MW
Auwahi Wind: 21 MW
Kuia Solar: 2.9 MW
South Maui Renewable Resources (solar): 2.9 MW
Lanai Sustainability Research (solar): 1.2 MW
Maui 17-2: 0.735 MW

Customer-sited renewable: 140 MW
Shared solar: 0.028 MW

Approximate non-firm capacity: 219.763 MW

In Development:

AES Kuihelani Solar: 60 MW + 240 MWh storage
Kamaole Solar: 40 MW + 160 MWh storage
Pulehu Solar: 40 MW + 160 MWh storage
Waena Battery: 40 MW (160 MWh) storage only
Kahana Solar: 20 MW + 80 MWh storage
Paeahu Solar: 15 MW + 60 MWh storage
Maui 17-1: 1 MW
Shared solar: 0.250 MW

Renewable energy percentage*: 50.2%
Renewable peak: 76.3% on Sept. 26, 2021


*Renewable energy percentages as defined by Hawaii Revised Statutes 269-91.
Generation capacity, in gross megawatts, in service as of 3/31/2021.