KIUC ahead of the production goal

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The Tesla-KIUC power-pack is a big part of how Kaua‘i is learning to generate and store renewable energy.

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The Lawai solar project is a big contributor to renewable energy generation on Kaua‘i.

LIHU‘E — Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative estimates renewable energy production reached 55% in 2019; well ahead of its own strategic goal and the State of Hawai‘i’s mandated benchmarks. But that’s just part of the good news, according to the cooperative’s president and chief executive officer, David Bissell.