ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2010

Asia Pacific Clean Energy - Lana`i Addendum


Friday, September 3, 2010 on the Island of Lana`i

  • The Lana`i Addendum will take place Friday, September 3, 2010 and will consist of a breakfast buffet, technical program, tour of the photovoltaic facility and the future wind site on Lana`i.
  • The “Lana`i 100% Renewables” project is part of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, a partnership with the State of Hawaii and the US Department of Energy.
  • Lana`i developer Castle & Cooke Resorts, LLC has completed Hawaii’s largest single-site 1.2 MW solar farm.
  • La Ola Solar Farm is a leading example of pioneering high-penetration grid-tied photovoltaics where new “Smart Grid” communications and controls are being employed and evaluated.
  • Castle & Cooke Resorts, LLC and Sandia National Laboratories have organized the Lana`i Addendum opportunity to share La Ola’s technical accomplishments, the installation, daily operation, and future renewable energy plans.
  • Register early (no fee); rooms and flights are limited.

$89 Tour Package includes:

  • Breakfast buffet
  • Morning presentations
  • Private transportation for Solar & Wind tours
  • Unlimited Island Transportation for the day

Friday, September 3 Tour Package Schedule:

    8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet at Manele Bay
    9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Presentations
    - Welcome & La Ola Project Castle & Cooke
    - Lana`i L.I.N.E. System Sandia
    - Energy Storage for La Ola Sandia
    11:00 - 12:20 p.m. La Ola Solar Farm Tour
    12:20 - 2:00 p.m. Wind Site Tour

Make Tour Reservation

Reservations: Tour Package & Lodging with Four Seasons Resorts Lana`i (+1-800-321-4666)
Transportation: Oahu to Lana`i - Island Air (

Lana`i La Ola Solar Farm Facts

  • 1.5MW DC Hawaii’s largest Solar Farm in service 12/19/2008
  • 10 acres, 12 separate arrays, 7,000+ panels, tracker system
  • 3,000MWhour production = 30% of Lanai’s daytime peak demand, 10% of Lanai’s annual demand
  • 2,300 tons of carbon dioxide emissions eliminated annually = 5,000 barrels of oil or 237,000 gallons of gasoline
  • $1M+ in payroll to Lana`i Residents: ~22 of 25 construction jobs were filled by Lana`i Residents


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