Tesla solar array on Ta’u Island, American Samoa I see this as potentially a great idea for the smaller islands (including possibly Big Island). The comment I made on the video (at end) was “a great place for these would be on the west side (Kekaha). And particularly many of us on the islands would like to see these REPLACE all of the GMO test fields (that spray pesticides near populated town of Kekaha)”. I liked that comment (in all humility).
There’s absolutely no reason the islands should not be completely energy self-sufficient. Eventually we’ll have the “free energy” (overunity) devices which use zero acreage and power each home, independently.
We’ll see where this goes.
“Tesla will power the Hawaiian island of Kauai with solar panels and its giant battery packs… The solar farm is composed of 54,978 solar panels with 13 megawatts of solar generation capacity. Tesla has also…