Kapolei Energy Storage πŸ“ŠπŸ‘€

Status
operation
Country / State / Closest City
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ usa / hawaii /
Dates
First heard 2023-01
Construction start 2021-08-25
Operation start 2024-01-11
Estimated start 2023-12
Construction time 29 months -> 19 MWh/m
Capacity in MWh
565
Maximum Power in MW
185
Manufacturer
tesla
Type / Number of Packs / Cells
megapack / 158 /
Customer / Owner / Developer
Hawaiian Electric / Kapolei Energy Storage I, LLC /
Use case
island, black start
Link to google maps satellite view
http://maps.google.com/maps?z=19&t=k&q=loc:21.328169+-158.105085
Coordinates
21.328169, -158.105085
βœ… Coords are exact (+/- 50m)
Notes

Project website
https://www.kapoleienergystorage.com/overview
Sources
https://www.tesmanian.com/blogs/tesmanian-blog/tesla-565-mwh-megapack-project-in-hawaii-celebrates-groundbreaking-ceremony
https://twitter.com/Tesla_Megapack/status/1745499330612748482
Internal / External id
1 / 66067

U.S. EIA data

The government data source for this battery is the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
https://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/
Info from the 2024-01 report (Project first appeared in the 2023-01 report):

Plant Name / State
Kapolei Energy Storage / HI
go live / power
2023-12 / 185MW
status / status verbose
construction / (TS) Construction complete, but not yet in commercial operation
Plant id / generator id
66067 / KES1
Entity name / entity id
Kapolei Energy Storage I, LLC / 65234
Changes:
2023-10
date: 2023-08 -> 2023-12 delayed by 4 months
2023-08
status_verbose: (V) Under construction, more than 50 percent complete -> (TS) Construction complete, but not yet in commercial operation
2023-07
date: 2023-07 -> 2023-08 delayed by 1 month
2023-06
date: 2023-06 -> 2023-07 delayed by 1 month
2023-02
date: 2023-05 -> 2023-06 delayed by 1 month