AES Hawaii's Solar plus Storage Facility on O‘ahu

AES Hawaiʻi Launches Company’s First Solar plus Storage Facility on O‘ahu

HONOLULU – April 9, 2024 – Today, AES Hawaiʻi celebrated the launch of its West O‘ahu solar-plus-storage project in Kapolei – the company’s first facility to combine solar generation and battery energy storage on O‘ahu. The launch was commemorate with a blessing ceremony at the project site and reception at the nearby University of Hawai‘i-West O‘ahu campus.


AES Hawaiʻi endows STEM scholarship at the University of Hawaiʻi at West Oʻahu

KAPOLEI, HI –  AES Hawaiʻi has donated nearly $55,000 to the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation to endow a scholarship for students at the University of Hawaii at West Oʻahu interest


AES Hawai‘i Celebrates Commissioning of Waikoloa Solar + Storage Facility, the Largest Renewable Energy Project on Hawaiʻi Island

WAIKOLOA, HAWAI'I – May 18, 2023 – AES Hawaiʻi today celebrated the Waikoloa Solar + Storage project, the largest renewable energy project on Hawaiʻi Island, with a blessing ceremo

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AES Hawai‘i to Dismantle Coal Plant Facility at Barbers Point

HONOLULU – May 16, 2023 – AES officials announced today that the recently closed coal power plant at Barbers Point, the state’s largest power plant facility, will be dismantled and

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AES Hawai‘i partners with Waikōloa Dry Forest Initiative to plant native trees and support educational opportunities

WAIKOLOA, HI – January 29, 2023 – On Saturday, January 28, 25 AES Hawai‘i employees and their family members took part in a daylong tree

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AES Waikoloa Solar + Storage Project is 85% Powered, Soon to Provide Hawaiian Electric with Clean Energy for Hawai‘i Island Homes

WAIKOLOA, HI – December 29, 2022 – The AES Waikoloa Solar + Storage project is being tested up to 85% of its capacity, producing clean energy for Hawaiian Electric to provide the H

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AES conducts site tour and informational briefing of Waikoloa Solar + Storage Project that begins full operations in April 2023

WAIKOLOA, HI – August 19, 2022 – The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today provided an update on the Waikoloa Solar + Storage project that is scheduled to begin full operations produci

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AES Marks the Retirement of Hawai‘i Power Plant While Expanding with Renewable Energy Projects Statewide

HONOLULU – August 18, 2022 – The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today held a special ceremony to recognize the retirement of its power plant at Barbers Point and to thank the employee


AES Expands Renewable Energy Initiatives in Support of Hawai‘i’s Clean Energy Future

HONOLULU – August 4, 2022 – On September 1, 2022, The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) will cease operations of the Barbers Point coal-fueled power plant in west O‘ahu as it continues w

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AES Honors the People of the Barbers Point Coal Plant with a Mahalo Celebration

HONOLULU – August 3, 2022 – The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) hosted a special mahalo celebration on Saturday evening, July 30, to thank our dedicated team members who have operated

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AES Breaks Ground on Hawaiʻi's Largest Solar Project: Kuihelani Solar Plus Storage on Maui

WAILUKU, MAUI – July 29, 2022 – Maui Mayor Michael Victorino today was joined by executives from AES and other state and county policymakers and dignitaries for the groundbreaking

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AES Hawai‘i Keiki Fishing Tournament Resumes After Three-Year Hiatus Due to COVID-19

HONOLULU – May 7, 2022 – For the first time in three years, the AES Hawai‘i Keiki Fishing Tournament was held today for employees of the Barbers Point coal-fired power plant and th

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Trust for Public Land and AES Hawai'i host community work day at Alakoko fishpond

LĪHUʻE - April 23, 2022 - Today, AES joined a community workday with Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC), Trust for Public Land and Mālama Hulē‘ia at Alakoko F