Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment


Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment as it shifts its grid to renewables supported by energy storage enabled by batteries like the Megapacks. The post Tesla Megapacks arrive in Hawaii with the state’s last coal shipment appeared first on Electrek.

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Lightning eMotors partners with Soderholm Bus & Mobility to sell electric commercial vehicles in Hawaii

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Lightning eMotors signed a new exclusive partnership with Soderholm Bus & Mobility in Hawaii to provide Lightning eMotors’ zero-emission powertrains for their commercial van and bus customers.

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Tesla Megapacks are about to replace Hawaii’s last remaining coal plant


Tesla Megapacks are on their way to Hawaii in order to create a giant new energy storage system that is about to replace the state’s last remaining coal power plant. The post Tesla Megapacks are about to replace Hawaii’s last remaining coal plant appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Supercharger network is now ‘officially’ in all 50 states with public Hawaii station


Tesla announced that it installed a new Supercharger station in Hawaii, which means that the Supercharger network is now “officially” in all 50 states. I say “officially” in quotes because technically, there was already a station in Hawaii, but there was a big caveat.

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Hawaii’s Big Island is getting one of its first utility-scale solar farms


Hawaii is going to get a 30 megawatt (MW) solar farm in 2022 – one of the first utility-scale solar farms on the Big Island. more… The post Hawaii’s Big Island is getting one of its first utility-scale solar farms appeared first on Electrek.

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Solar Impulse Sun-Powered Airplane Lands Safely In Hawaii

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The plane landed in Hawaii Friday, achieving another milestone in the attempt to fly around the world with no onboard fuel. Hawaii renewable energy solar aircraftNearly four months after taking off from Abu Dhabi to attempt a circumnavigation of the globe, the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 airplane has crossed the Pacific Ocean. The two-man crew stayed aloft for nearly 118 consecutive.

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Solectrac donates electric tractor to Jack Johnson’s nonprofit in Hawaii


Electric tractor manufacturer Solectrac announced it has delivered its first Compact Electric Tractor (CET) in Oahu, Hawaii. more… The post Solectrac donates electric tractor to Jack Johnson’s nonprofit in Hawaii appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla's battery farm on Kauai opens, large-scale solar energy for Hawaii

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electric utilities Hawaii renewable energy solar energy storage Solar CityEven before Elon Musk engineered Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity, the two companies were collaborating. SolarCity was already controlled by Musk, who believes its solar-energy business can be reinforced and complemented by Tesla's energy-storage business. Last year, Tesla announced a joint project with SolarCity to install a large battery farm.

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State of Hawaii to fund BioTork cellulosic biofuels project

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The State of Hawaii recently passed legislation to assist in funding a project that converts crops, crop residues, dedicated energy crops, and agricultural waste into biofuels and value-added co-products. BioTorks bioconversion development efforts in Hawaii date back to 2010 when it launched proof of principle research for its technology. Basing its efforts on the requirements of the Hawaii Zero Waste Program, BioTork entered into collaboration with the Daniel K.

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First Tesla Supercharger Opens In Hawaii, The Last Of The 50 States


There was one Supercharger in Hawaii, but it was not on the main island and it wasn't really easily accessible to the public

Tesla Megapacks Arrive In Hawaii, Kicking Coal To The Curb


Tesla's Megapack battery system is stepping in to fulfill the state’s power requirements after the last shipment of coal

Hawaii to get hydrogen fueling station; Toyota Mirai leases to follow

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Within the United States, the eight islands of Hawaii are blessed with a temperate climate, abundant sunshine, few high-speed highways, and a statewide speed limit of 60 mph, achievable only on a few roads. hydrogen Hawaii hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission VehicleTropical islands are some of the best places on earth to pioneer carbon-free energy and zero-emission vehicles.

Hawaii, utility offer $10,000 electric-car rebates; hope for carbon-free transport

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incentives electric utilities plug-in cars Hawaii renewable energyIslands can be excellent places to promote clean energy. Because they are typically disconnected from both mainland grid infrastructure and sources of fossil fuels, it is easier for alternative sources of energy to gain a foothold. In fact, the cost of importing coal or oil to fuel power plants or vehicles can make fossil fuels vastly more.

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Tesla to provide batteries for energy storage farm in Kauai, Hawaii

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Batteries energy infrastructure plug-in cars Hawaii solar energy storage Solar CityWhile its electric-car manufacturing continues to get the most attention, Tesla quietly continues to build up its energy-storage business as well. Today, the still-incomplete "gigafactory" in Nevada is assembling standalone battery packs for the company's Tesla Energy stationary energy-storage division. Some of those packs will be deployed in.

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Toyota and Servco Pacific pilot test new car share application in Hawaii

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When the employee-only pilot testing program concludes, Servco, the distributor of Toyota vehicles in Hawaii, will use the car-sharing technology to launch a new Honolulu-based car share business by the end of 2017. is Hawaii’s largest privately held company with more than $1.4 Founded in 1919, it is the Toyota, Lexus, and Subaru distributor for Hawaii, and has Toyota, Lexus and Subaru automotive dealerships spanning Hawaii and Australia. Toyota and Servco Pacific Inc.

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Nissan and Hawaii Partner on EVs

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Nissan North America and the state of Hawaii formed a partnership to promote the development of electric vehicles, and an electric-vehicle charging network, throughout the state. The Nissan LEAF EV will be available in Hawaii beginning in January 2011. Hawaii is providing a $4,500 state tax credit towards the purchase of an electric vehicle and a $500 state tax credit towards the purchase and installation of a home charging station.

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Hawaii study finds vehicle-to-grid discharge detrimental to EV batteries

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Results of a study by a team at the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa, suggest that the additional cycling to discharge vehicle batteries to the power grid in a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) scenario, even at constant power, is detrimental to EV battery cell performance. The Hawaii team performed laboratory testing on commercial Li-ion cells to investigate the impact of bidirectional charging on Panasonic 18650 NCA batteries.

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Hawaii responds to global warming threat against Waikiki beach

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that may suffer the effects of climate change could be Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, according to a 2017 report by the Hawaii Climate Commission report, which showed. Climate scientists have issued frequent warning about the effects of rising sea levels from global warming on cities such as Miami and New York. But among the first places in the U.S.

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US Hybrid awarded contract to deliver plug-in fuel cell shuttle bus to Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency

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California-based US Hybrid Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies (HCATT) for the design, integration and delivery of its H 2 Ride Fuel Cell Plug-In Shuttle Bus for operation by the County of Hawaii Mass Transit Agency’s (MTA) HELE-ON Big Island bus service. The project is funded by the State of Hawaii and Office of Naval Research via the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI). The hydrogen shuttle bus.

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U Hawaii team studies characteristics and stability of drop-in NERF biofuel replacements for NATO marine diesel

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Turn at the University of Hawaii report on the storage and oxidation stabilities of SIP-76, CHCD-76, and their blends with F-76. A variety of drop-in replacement biofuels—catalytic hydrothermal conversion diesel (CHCD-76), synthesized isoparaffin (SIP-76), and hydroprocessed renewable diesel (HRD-76)—have been produced in sufficient quantity and supplied to the US Navy for blending with the traditional naval diesel NATO F-76. Now, Jinxia Fu and Scott Q.

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Florida, Hawaii, & Louisiana Are Latest States to Reclassify Driving Requirements for Next Generation Three-Wheeled Autocycles

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Today, Arcimoto (Nasdaq: FUV) announced that Florida, Hawaii, and Louisiana are the latest states to reclassify driving requirements for next-generation autocycles such as those made by Arcimoto.

Mitsubishi Motors and the State of Hawaii to begin effort on EV infrastructure and deployment

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MMNA) and the State of Hawaii have entered into an agreement that will seek to vastly improve the infrastructure and deployment for the new Mitsubishi i and other advanced 100% electric-powered vehicles (EVs) for residents. Mitsubishi Motors has selected Hawaii to be among the first states to receive the North American-spec production version of the Japanese auto manufacturer’s i-MiEV. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.,

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Nissan Selects Hawaii as Early Launch State for LEAF

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has selected Hawaii to be one of its initial launch markets in the US beginning in early 2011. Nissan and the State of Hawaii are working towards a partnership to promote the development of an electric vehicle network. As part of the collaboration, Nissan has committed to make the all-electric Nissan LEAF available to Hawaii consumers. Nissan North America, Inc.

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Tesla Megapacks Will Help Close Door On Hawaii's Final Coal Plant


The plan will help support the state’s goal to reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2045

Clean Energy to provide LNG to Hawaii Gas; additional agreements in trucking, transit and refuse markets

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has secured a contract to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Hawaii Gas, the State of Hawaii’s only franchised gas utility. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Clean Energy has also signed additional agreements throughout the United States representing their growing portfolio of natural gas fueling. Transit. Clean Energy announced that it has extended its liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply agreement with the City of Phoenix.

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Proton Onsite to install hydrogen generator at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii

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Proton OnSite has been awarded a purchase order from HydraFLX Systems Ltd to install a hydrogen generator at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) facility outside Honolulu, Hawaii. The station is being upgraded in cooperation with the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies (HCATT) and the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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Hawaii Hydrogen Initiative seeking to ramp up hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles and fueling infrastructure

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Ten companies, agencies and universities have joined an initiative between The Gas Company (TGC), and General Motors to support a ramp up of hydrogen-powered vehicles and associated fueling infrastructure in Hawaii by 2015. The plan, called the Hawaii Hydrogen Initiative (H2I), aims to integrate hydrogen as an essential building block for Hawaii’s sustainable energy ecosystem. In Hawaii, we want to address the proverbial chicken or egg dilemma.

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Hawaii awards $820K contract to AeroVironment for up to 320 EV charging docks

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Hawaii has awarded an $820,000 contract from the Hawaii EV Ready Grants Program to AeroVironment to fund the deployment of up to 320 AeroVironment 240-volt electric vehicle (EV) charging docks throughout the islands. Once deployment is completed, Hawaii will have one of the nation’s first statewide public charging networks supporting electric vehicle drivers.

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AeroVironment completes first electric vehicle commercial charging station installations in Hawaii

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AeroVironment has installed electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Marriott Waikiki in Hawaii. The new chargers are part of Hawaii’s growing charging infrastructure currently being deployed to support electric vehicles. In March of this year AeroVironment received a $820,000 contract from the Hawaii EV Ready Grants Program.

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A123 Systems to supply 11MW Grid Battery System to Sempra Generation for the Auwahi Wind project in Hawaii

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A123 Systems will supply an 11MW Grid Battery System (GBS) to Sempra Generation for the Auwahi Wind project in Maui, Hawaii. When fully operational, the 21MW Auwahi Wind project is expected to be capable of generating enough energy to power the equivalent of 10,000 homes, and the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission has approved a 20-year contract for Maui Electric Company to purchase the electricity produced at Auwahi.

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Tesla cutbacks, Norway EVs, Hyundai filters, Hawaii beaches: Today's Car News

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Hawaii fights climate change with a sea wall. Electric cars have become "normal" in Norway. Hyundai aims to keep particulates out of the cabin. And CEO Elon Musk takes another razor blade to Tesla expenses. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Oil-rich Norway has become famous for how many of its citizens buy electric cars. We had a chance to. Today in Car News

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Nissan confirms Hawaii electric vehicle partnership

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Nissan North America has formed an electric vehicle partnership with the state of Hawaii as it bids to introduce an electric vehicle charging network in the area. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Hawaii Hawaii electric cars Nissan electric cars Nissan LEAF The partnership was confirmed at the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo in Honolulu and is the first definitive agreement reached by the company in the United [.].

Will Hawaii Become Paradise For Plug-In Electric Cars Too?

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Hawaii is a beautiful state with warm tropical weather, but it's also an expensive place to drive despite the limited travel distances on each of its islands. All those factors together may make Hawaii the state that's most suited Fuels have to be brought in by ship, and its gas prices ($4.45 a gallon this week) are some of the highest in the U.S.

Army unveils test fleet of 16 GM fuel cell vehicles in Hawaii

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The US Army, Pacific unveiled a fleet of 16 General Motors’ hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles in Hawaii. Each branch of the military is evaluating the vehicles in real-world use. Operating these vehicles will provide the military with the necessary data and experience to determine future applications of fuel cell technology. —Charles Freese, GM executive director of Global Fuel Cell Activities.

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Proton OnSite awarded $1.7M contract for hydrogen fueling infrastructure for US Army in Hawaii

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million to provide hydrogen fueling infrastructure on Hawaii, and to further increase the efficiency and output potential of future commercial hydrogen stations. The electrolyzer is planned to be installed in a hydrogen fueling station on an Army base in Hawaii in early 2012 and will be used to provide fueling to the expanding fleet of hydrogen vehicles being deployed to Oahu.

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Berkeley Lab/U. Hawaii team provides direct experimental evidence for mechanism for PAH formation in combustion; cleaner fuels could result

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) and the University of Hawaii have provided direct experimental evidence for the validity of a proposed mechanism for the first step in the process that transforms gas-phase molecules into solid particles such as soot and other carbon-based compounds.

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Better Place, Sheraton Waikiki and Hawaiian Electric Partner on EV Charge Network in Hawaii

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Better Place has started its initial deployment of EV infrastructure in Hawaii, with the launch of a project to incorporate its electric-vehicle infrastructure in Honolulu, in partnership with Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts’ Sheraton Waikiki Resort and Hawaiian Electric Company. This project marks the beginning of our initial, pre-commercial infrastructure deployment in Hawaii.

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Where Are Hybrids, Electric Cars Selling Fastest? Hawaii

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Hawaii, the land of sun, sea, sand and surfing. Green transport, too, according to the latest sales figures emerging from the islands. In fact, hybrids and electric cars are selling so well in the state they almost matched 2011's figures in the first five months of this year. We've already speculated that islands could be the most likely homes for

Hawaii to be Nissan LEAF launch state

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Hawaii is certainly grabbing its fair share of green car headlines – just yesterday we told you that it would be the trial base for GM’s new hydrogen fuel cell prototypes (see article). Tags: Electric cars Green cars Nissan Hawaii Nissan LEAF Nissan LEAF electric vehicle Nissan LEAF Hawaii Nissan LEAF US launch

CODA to Launch CODA EV in Hawaii in 2011

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CODA Automotive intends to distribute the battery-electric CODA Sedan to consumer and fleet customers in Hawai’i in the third quarter of 2011. CODA plans to begin limited deliveries at the end of 2010. The CODA Sedan is a four-door, five-passenger car, powered by an all-electric drive system, including a CODA-designed 33.8 kWh Lithium-ion battery system.

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Tesla In The Tropics: Hawaii A Good Market For Electric Cars

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As Nissan has discovered with sales of its Leaf, Hawaii is well suited to the daily duties of running an electric car. The Hawaii Automobile Dealers It''s something Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is discovering too, as sales of the Model S sedan are ramping up in the island state, and taking a healthy chunk of the market''s electric car sales overall.

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CODA reveals electric car plans for Hawaii

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It’s been an exciting week for the state of Hawaii. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Coda Coda Automotive Coda Sedan electric vehicles Hawaii Linda Lingle First Nissan confirmed plans to launch an electric vehicle partnership there (see article) and now CODA Automotive has announced it will distribute the battery electric CODA to consumer and fleet customers in the third quarter of 2011. Limited deliveries of the CODA Sedan will begin [.].

Hawaii opts for EVs and renewable energy

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My wife, Zan, and I were recently on the Big Island, Hawaii, and while there we toured the state’s only geothermal plant. Hawaii's 30 megawatt geothermal control room. The rest of Hawaii’s electricity is generated by burning oil. Richard Dods, a consultant working with the Israeli company that owns the facility, Ormat Technologies , says that in theory, there’s enough geothermal capacity here to power all of Hawaii.

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