KITV – Kūpono Solar and Battery Storage groundbreaking in Ewa happening Friday

HONOLULU (KITV4)– The Kūpono Solar and Battery Storage project will power 10,000 homes with clean and renewable energy.

It will eliminate more than 50,000 tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and remove emissions equivalent to 12,000 cars annually.

The executive vice president for the developer of the project, Bulgarino, says this project is not only helping the environment, but it’s good for the economy as well.

“Powering 10,000 homes helps stabilize energy costs. We’re also bringing a little over 150 local jobs during the construction using local contracts and of course local union labor force” Bulgarino said.

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