Sun Power for Schools

Kaimuki High School

The Sun Power for Schools program reached a milestone on  July 2, 1997, when Hawaiian Electric installed the program's first photovoltaic (PV) system on the roof of Kaimuki High School's gymnasium.

System details:

  • Two kilowatts (kW) rated peak 
  • Eight 4x6 foot panels, weighing 110 pounds each (Manufacturer: ASE, Type: ASE-300-DB/50-285) 
  • DC and AC disconnection switches
  • SMA SunnyBoy 2500U inverter to convert DC current to AC
  • Autotransformer
  • Data acquisition system (Data collection can be monitored and analyzed by students as part of integrated renewable energy lessons.)


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