Holaniku at Keahole Point

This page provides information on Sopogy's Holaniku at Keahole Point, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Currently Non-Operational
Location

Keahole Point, HI
United States

County
Hawaii
Lat/Long Location
19°
43'
0.00"
North
156°
2'
0.00"
West
Land Area
3 acres
Electricity Generation
4,030 MWh/yr
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
PPA/Tariff Date

Participants

Developer(s)
Keahole Solar Power, LLC
Sopogy
Operator(s)
Sopogy, Inc.
Generation Offtaker(s)
HELCO

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

SCA Drive Manufacturer
Sopogy (SopoTracker™)
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
1008
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Sopogy (SopoNova®)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Xceltherm-600
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
93ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
176ºC
Heat Transfer Fluid Company
Radco Industries

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
2 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
2 MW
Turbine Description
2 MW thermal power; at ~350 F, can theoretically produce 200 kW electric power at 10% thermal-to-electric efficiency factor
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method
Wet cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
Other
Storage Capacity
2 Hours

Project Overview

Project Name: Holaniku at Keahole Point
Location: United States
(HI)
Location: Keahole Point (HI)
Owner(s): Keahole Solar Power, LLC
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
2 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
2 MW
Status: Currently Non-Operational
Start Year: 2009

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