Waialua High school, on the island of Oahu, received the seventh Hawaiian Electric Sun Power for Schools photovoltaic (PV) system on February 10, 1999. The system sits atop the school's science building.
- Two kilowatts (kW) rated peak
- Eight 4x6 foot panels, weighing 110 pounds each (Manufacturer: ASE, Type: ASE-300-DB/50-285)
- DC and AC disconnection switches
- SMA SunnyBoy 2500U inverter to convert DC current to AC
- Data acquisition system (Data collection can be monitored and analyzed by students as part of integrated renewable energy lessons)
Hawaiian Electric and Waialua teacher and students view their new solar electrical generating system.
*Note: PV system was not operational between May 2005 and May 2011 due to inverter problems. System is now operating properly as of May 2011. Data remains unavailable from May 2005 until further notice due to problems with datalogger. The site is currently under evaluation and troubleshooting.
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