PV Magazine – Ameresco to develop solar and storage project at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Ameresco and Bright Canyon Energy announced that the two companies have begun development on the proposed Kūpono Solar Project, a solar-plus-battery system to be built at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam West Loch Annex in Hawai‘i.

The Kūpono Solar Project is planned to be a 42 MW solar array paired with a 42 MW/168 MWh lithium-ion battery energy storage system (BESS) set to be constructed on 131 acres of underutilized land within the Navy West Loch Annex of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. In support of a Department of Defense long-term energy security initiative, Kūpono Solar signed a 37-year land lease with the Navy to provide critical energy resiliency upgrades.

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