Amping up solar

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Sam Ley, AES Distributed Energy energy systems engineer, left, explains the company’s upcoming solar project for a group of about 20 people in Koloa Thursday evening.

LAWAI — A solar project about twice the size of the Tesla facility is set for Lawai and if all goes according to plan, the array will be delivering power to Kauai’s grid by year’s end.