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Auwahi Wind Farm groundbreaking, photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Auwahi Wind Farm Groundbreaking at Ulupalakua
April 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Officials with Sempra US Gas & Power say construction will create about 150 construction jobs, with five positions to remain in place for the operation of the facility.


Maui's first windfarm project, the Kaheawa Windfarm, is located in Maalaea.  The Ulupalakua project is designed to capture wind resources on the other side of Maui's isthmus along the Slopes of Haleakala. Other wind projects that have been discussed for Lana'i have been met with controversy over potential transport of wind energy off-island. Aerial photography by Wendy Osher.
Public Hearing Wednesday on Auwahi Conservation Plan
August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The state Department of Land and Natural Resources will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 31 on a draft habitat conservation plan for the proposed Auwahi windfarm. The hearing will begin at 7 p.m. at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center, multipurpose room in Pukalani. The habitat conservation plan outlines measures […]


Auwahi Wind Project simulated view by Tetra Tech EC, Inc., courtesy Draft EIS. File photo.
Maui Receives $1.3M for Upcountry Endangered Species Conservation
August 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Of the $53 million in conservation planning and acquisition of vital endangered species habitat grants, announced by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today, $1.3M will go to benefit the Hawaiian hoary bat, Hawaiian petrel, and acquisition of conservation land in upcountry Maui.


Maui's first windfarm project, the Kaheawa Windfarm, is located in Maalaea.  The Ulupalakua project is designed to capture wind resources on the other side of Maui's isthmus along the Slopes of Haleakala. Other wind projects that have been discussed for Lana'i have been met with controversy over potential transport of wind energy off-island. Aerial photography by Wendy Osher.
Auwahi Wind Farm Goals to be Presented at Ulupalakua Cares
August 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Following its completion in 2012, the 21-megawatt wind farm aims to take advantage of the wind-rich environment of Ulupalakua Ranch.


Auwahi Wind Project map, courtesy State DOH.
Comments Accepted on Auwahi Wind Incidental Take Application
July 26th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The comment period is open for the public to provide input on Auwahi Wind Energy’s application for an Incidental Take License.


Proposed Wind Energy Farm at Ulupalakua Under New Ownership
Proposed Wind Energy Farm at Ulupalakua Under New Ownership
October 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The San Diego-based Sempra Generation, today announced it has acquired Auwahi Wind Energy LLC, a company developing a 22-megawatt (MW) wind energy and battery storage project in Maui, Hawaii, from Shell WindEnergy Inc. Sempra Generation issued a press release today saying the proposed Auwahi Wind Energy project could begin construction in 2011 and commence commercial […]