Hawaii residents will soon be getting a 30-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Oahu's north shore.
The 30-megawatt Kahuku Wind farm developed by First Wind will consist of twelve 2.5-megawatt wind turbines manufactured by Clipper Windpower in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Once completed, it's expected to generate enough electricity to power 7,700 Oahu homes annually.
The Boston, Mass.-based First Wind signed of power of purchase agreement with the Hawaiian Electric Company to sell them electricity generated from the farm for 20 years at an undisclosed price.
A ceremonial groundbreaking held Wednesday for the Kahuka Wind … Read more