Solar Power international is a four day event being held from 24th to 27th Sep 2018 in Anaheim, USA as recognized by a North America’s premier business-to-business events for professionals in the solar energy, storage and related fields. Adon group and TEPCO Ventures...
Adon Construction Inc. had been operating for almost 30 years as a general contractor before it diversified into the renewable energy sector in 2007. Only about a month before entering the commercial and industrial solar photovoltaic space, the Kaneohe-based company...
Honolulu, September 20, 2018 - Adon group (Adon) announced that TEPCO Ventures has made an equity investment in the Hawaii renewable energy company through TEPCO Innovation & Investments US, Inc., TEPCO Ventures’ wholly owned subsidiary in the US. TEPCO is the...
Innovative Ways to Reduce Costs on Manufacturing in Hawaii
Cummins, the global power leader and manufacturer of engines and power generation systems, has found a way to reduce their carbon footprint and incorporate sustainable practices into their business strategy by utilizing Direct Current (DC) heat pump technology from Adon Renewables (A Hawai‘i based microgrid technology firm).
To meet Cummins‘ 2020 environmental goals and to reduce energy use and greenhouse gases (GHGs), Cummins collaborated with Adon Renewables to reduce 50% of their Kapolei facility’s total energy consumption by installing Adon’s SunChillers™ hybrid, multi-zone solar heat pumps. SunChillers™ utilize direct current based technology: powered by PV modules and rectified power (AC to DC) from the centralized power grid. SunChillers™ have been installed in commercial businesses, resorts, and multi-unit residential buildings throughout the state since 2017.
Direct Current (DC) technology at Turtle Bay Resort
The world-renown North Shore resort, Turtle Bay Resort (TBR), has found a way to reduce their carbon footprint and incorporate sustainable practices into their business strategy by utilizing Direct Current (DC) technology to reduce their operation costs on one of the most expensive part of their utility bills, the cooling system.
TBR collaborated with Adon Renewables, a local microgrid developer, to reduce up to 90% of their energy consumption on cooling by installing Adon’s SunChillers™ hybrid multi-zone solar air conditioners in all their cottages. The SunChillers™ are direct current based technology which are powered by PV modules and batteries directly without needing to invert power from direct current to alternating current from the power grid. Many SunChillers™ have been installed in commercial and multi-unit buildings throughout the state. The cooling system can run on DC power and achieve a SEER rating of 36 during the day which is significantly higher than the other HVAC systems in the market.
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