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Hawaiian Electric Seeks PUC approval for Maui Energy Storage Project

Hawaiian Electric is seeking approval from the Public Utilities Commission for a self-build battery energy storage system on Maui.

The company is proposing a 40-megawatt, 16-MWh battery storage system on approximately 1.8 acres at a company-owned site near the Central Maui landfill.

The battery would store energy during periods of low customer demand for use at peak demand periods, and enable the grid to accommodate more renewable sources while displacing thermal generation.

Read full article at Maui Now