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Walmart expands solar installations in Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Walmart and SunEdison has announced completion of new solar power installations in the islands at three Walmart stores in Kahului, Kailua-Kona and Kapolei, doubling the total number of stores in Hawaii powered by renewable solar energy. The installations contribute to the company’s broader aspirational goal of being supplied 100 percent by renewable energy. […]

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White House Environmental Quality Chair Sutley to visit Sopogy project in Arizona

Department of Defense studies have concluded that air conditioning accounts for 30-60% of its total facility energy expenditures. Switching from fossil fuels to solar heat will help the DOD to meet is aggressive renewable energy targets. The demonstration project at Davis-Monthan AFB is scheduled for completion in March 2012.

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Hawaii awarded $6.8M for solar projects

Hawaii awarded $6.8M for solar projects

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is granting the State of Hawaii more than $6.8 million for two solar energy technology projects. The announcement by Energy Secretary Steven Chu is an example of the continued partnership between Hawaii and the federal government to move the state forward in its renewable energy goals. “We […]

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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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On March 21, Parker School in Waimea took a leap into sustainable energy when they installed 30 solar panels on the lower school roof. The photovoltaic system produces about 7,000 watts of energy.

Parker School installs 7kW photovoltaic system

On March 21, Parker School in Waimea took a leap into sustainable energy when they installed 30 solar panels on the lower school roof. The photovoltaic system produces about 7,000 watts of energy.

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Hawaii’s efforts to build a clean energy future got a tremendous boost in 2010 as the number of customer-sited solar electric installations on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui County more than doubled over 2009.

“Interest in solar power has steadily increased in recent years, but it really took off in 2010,” said Robbie Alm, Hawaiian Electric executive vice president. “This will help all of us in Hawaii as we continue to make progress in cutting our dependence on imported oil.”

Banner year for solar power in Hawaii

Hawaii’s efforts to build a clean energy future got a tremendous boost in 2010 as the number of customer-sited solar electric installations on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui County more than doubled over 2009. “Interest in solar power has steadily increased in recent years, but it really took off in 2010,” said Robbie Alm, Hawaiian […]

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Panels provide power to brewery, restaurant; Suncharge Pale Ale now on tap

Kona Brewing Company blesses solar project

Panels provide power to brewery, restaurant; Suncharge Pale Ale now on tap

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Serving up Suncharged Pale Ale at Sept. 20 pub celebration

Kona Brewing Co. taps up sun-powered beer

Serving up Suncharged Pale Ale at Sept. 20 pub celebration

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Sopogy, Inc., the leader in MicroCSP™ solar technology development, manufacturing and installation, announced the election of leading accounting expert Patrick Oki to its Board of Directors.
 
Mr. Oki has over 17 years of experience in public accountancy and is the Managing Partner at PKF Pacific Hawaii LLP, formerly the Honolulu office of Grant Thornton LLP where he was an audit and advisory partner.

Sopogy announces election of Patrick Oki to Board of Directors

Sopogy, Inc., the leader in MicroCSP™ solar technology development, manufacturing and installation, announced the election of leading accounting expert Patrick Oki to its Board of Directors. Mr. Oki has over 17 years of experience in public accountancy and is the Managing Partner at PKF Pacific Hawaii LLP, formerly the Honolulu office of Grant Thornton LLP […]

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About 200 students competed in the competition using only solar energy and an electric motor to power each boat. Video and results of the competition.

Solar Boat Regatta challenges fifth graders to use renewable energy

About 200 students competed in the competition using only solar energy and an electric motor to power each boat. Video and results of the competition.

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Hilo native, governor officially launch world's first MicroCSP solar thermal plant

Sopogy introduces new solar technology at NELHA

Hilo native, governor officially launch world’s first MicroCSP solar thermal plant

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