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There will be temporary lane closures along Upcountry Pi`ilani Highway between Papaka Road and the Auwahi Wind project site on Ulupalakua Ranch starting on December 10.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Highway Improvements Planned Near Auwahi Wind Site
December 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Temporary lane closures will be implemented starting on December 10 along the Upcountry Pi`ilani Highway as crews work to restore the road that was impacted during construction of the Auwahi Wind project on Ulupalakua Ranch.


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.
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.


PUC Approves Maui Electric, Sempra Wind Contract
PUC Approves Maui Electric, Sempra Wind Contract
June 16th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved a 20-year contract for Maui Electric Company to purchase 21 megawatts (MW) of wind power from Sempra Generation’s Auwahi Wind project on the Ulupalakua Ranch.


Sempra Signs 20-Yr Wind Power Contract With Maui Electric
Sempra Signs 20-Yr Wind Power Contract With Maui Electric
April 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Yesterday, Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, announced that it has entered into a 20-year contract to sell 21 megawatts (MW) of wind energy to Maui Electric Company from the Auwahi Wind project on the Ulupalakua Ranch.


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 […]