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University of the Nations (Kona, Hawaii) - EnSync Energy (formerly ZBB Energy)

Technology Type Electro-chemical
Rated Power 0 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about University of the Nations (Kona, Hawaii) - EnSync Energy (formerly ZBB Energy)
EnSync Energy, through its Pacific region project developer Holu Energy, is developing a combined solar energy distributed generation and advanced energy management system project at University of the Nations, located on the island of Hawaii. The total system features a 412-kilowatt solar photovoltaic unit, EnSync's intelligent energy management platform and hybrid energy storage technology to lower the university's electricity costs via a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), which was first announced on July 7, 2015. The state-of-the-art technology will provide the university protection against power outages, while also benefiting the electricity grid by easing pressure on it.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Announced
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

75-5851 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
United States

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Paired Grid Resource 412-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) array
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 University of Nations
Energy Storage Technology Provider Holu Energy / EnSync Energy Systems (formerly ZBB)
Developer Holu Energy / EnSync Energy Systems (formerly ZBB)
Cost & Performance
Projected Project Lifetime 20 years
Performance Projected to save $2.4 million over 20-year PPA
Benefits
Service Use Case Microgrid Capability
Resiliency
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