Moloka’i Big Wind Project Falls Apart

From Civil Beat by Sophe Cocke

The owners of Molokai Ranch have backed out of plans to lease thousands of acres of land to a large-scale wind farm developer.

The decision likely spells the end for the Molokai portion of the Big Wind project, an ambitious plan to build about 70 wind turbines on both Molokai and Lanai and bring the electricity to Oahu via undersea cables.

Clay Rumbaoa, CEO of Molokai Properties Ltd., commonly known as Molokai Ranch, said in a statement to Civil Beat that the company has broken off negotiations with Molokai Renewables, the wind farm developer, and is focusing on its ranching operations instead…

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