Hawaiian Electric on Wednesday posted details of 16 solar-plus-storage or stand-alone storage projects selected in the latest phase of the clean energy transition for Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island.

The bulk of the projects – nine of 16 – would be located on Oahu. One of the proposed projects, Energy Storage Resources’ Kapolei Energy Storage at Barbers Point, would consist only of battery storage systems.

The rest include solar farms and storage. They consist of Kaukonahua Solar’s Kaukonahua Solar project in Waialua; Hanwha Energy USA Holdings Corp.’s Kupehau Solar in Kunia; Bright Canyon Energy’s  Kupono Solar in Ewa Beach; Onyx Development Group’s Mehana Solar in  Kalaeloa; Innergex Barbers Point Solar in Kapolei; Longroad Development Co.’s Mahi Solar in Kunia; AES Distributed Energy’s Mountain View Solar project proposed for Waianae; and AES’s proposed Waiawa Phase 2 Solar project.

Maui also has its share: In addition to Hawaiian Electric Co.’s proposed Waena BESS battery storage system in Kahului, there are solar with storage systems: Innergex’s Kahana Solar in Napili-Honokowai ; Pacific Green Ikehu’s Kamaole Solar proposed in Kihei; and Longroads’ Pulehu Solar in Pulehu.

Finally, proposed for the Big Island are Hawaiian Electric Co.’s Keahole Battery Energy Storage in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island; EDF Renewables Development’s Waikoloa Village Solar + Storage project in Waikoloa; and ENGIE Development’s Puako Solar PV + Battery Storage project in South Kohala.

The projects were chosen through a competitive evaluation process in the largest renewable energy procurement ever undertaken in Hawaii, the company said. The projects all need approval by state energy regulators.

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