KIUC rises in solar survey

  • Courtesy AES Distributed Energy

    The AES Distributed Energy facility in Lawai features a 20-megawatt solar array with battery storage to facilitate a five-hour duration dispatch during evening peak hours.

LIHUE — Kauai Island Utility Cooperative has been named one of a select group of utilities that connected the most solar to the grid in 2018, earning it a spot on the annual Top 10 utility industry list compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance.