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KIUC receives federal award for utility-scale solar project

The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for its utility-scale solar-plus-storage project.

Officials from the Federal Energy Management Program presented the Federal Energy and Water Management Award to the U.S. Navy’s Naval Facilities Engineering Command for the 19.3-megawatt solar project, being built by AES Distributed Energy in conjunction with a 70-megawatt-hours battery energy storage system.

The utility-scale solar-plus-storage project, which…