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the University shall, Commit to minimize greenhouse emissions and become carbon neutral by 2050.  Executive Policy 4.202

Renewable Energy Generation by Campus

The University of Hawai’i is committed to being a leader in renewable energy and has a goal to become net-zero energy by 2035, exceeding and in full support of the State’s goals to be 100% renewable by 2045. Our first rooftop system was built on the PB-11 in 2009, about 10.4KW at the University of Hilo campus of the Big Island. Since then we have grown by 14,000% generating over 14 million kWh/yr, which is enough to power over 1,500 homes for a full year! Our PV systems include: rooftop installations, parking shade structures and ground mount arrays. These projects are built through a portfolio of funding sources including capital procurements and PPAs.

Peruse our portfolio of PV systems at each of our 10 campuses across the Hawaiian Islands.

West Oʻahu

Total Installed Capacity: 703 kW DC
Energy Produced: 700,561 kWh (FY2020-21)

Hawaiʻi Community College

Total Installed Capacity: 375 kW DC
Energy Produced: 728,833 kWh (FY2020-21)

Honolulu Community College

Total Installed Capacity: 236 kW DC
Energy Produced: 361,672 kWh (FY2020-21)

Kapiʻolani Community College

Total Installed Capacity: 1,874 kW DC
Energy Produced: 190,316 kWh (FY2020-21)

Kauaʻi Community College

Total Installed Capacity: 633 kW DC
Energy Produced: Data Unavailable (FY2020-21)

Windward Community College

Total Installed Capacity: 1,485 kW DC
Energy Produced: 1,201,260 kWh (FY2020-21)

Last modified: April 13, 2022
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