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Hamakua Mac Nut Co. installs $1.5 million photovoltaic system

MEDIA RELEASE Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company has announced the completion of a 30,000 square-foot, $1.5 million photovoltaic (PV) system which will generate 75 percent of its electricity needs, according to president and co-owner Richard Schnitzler. “Providing renewable energy is something we should all be looking at for the planet,” Schnitzler said. “In addition, having the […]

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Change in electrical code eases photovoltaic system installations

A recent change in Section 9-33, Chapter 9 of the Hawai‘i County electrical code removes the requirement for an architect or structural engineer’s seal on building plans and specs for residential photovoltaic installations. The change, signed into law under ordinance 12-149 by Mayor Billy Kenoi, became effective November 8, 2012.

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North Kohala Public Library has reached another milestone, as it generated more energy than it consumed during the month of May.

North Kohala Public Library generated more energy than it used in May

North Kohala Public Library has reached another milestone, as it generated more energy than it consumed during the month of May.

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Mayor Billy Kenoi will officially mark the start of solar power at the West Hawai’i Civic Center (WHCC) on Tuesday, August 2, at 3:30 p.m. when he turns on the 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic project at the new County facility. This will convert the 80,000-square-foot complex to 100-percent solar power.

West Hawaii Civic Center to be powered by 100 percent solar energy

Mayor Billy Kenoi will officially mark the start of solar power at the West Hawai’i Civic Center (WHCC) on Tuesday, August 2, at 3:30 p.m. when he turns on the 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic project at the new County facility. This will convert the 80,000-square-foot complex to 100-percent solar power.

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