Power Purchase Agreement for West Kauaʻi Energy Project Receives PUC Approval

Power Purchase Agreement for West Kauaʻi Energy Project Receives PUC Approval

The Hawaiʻi Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has granted approval of a power purchase agreement (PPA) between Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) and a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (AES) for the development, construction, and operation of the West Kaua‘i Energy Project (WKEP): a proposed pumped-storage hydropower facility coupled with solar and battery storage.