SolarCity announced the latest location in its SolarStrong project of installing solar on military housing. Forest City Military Communities and SolarCity have partnered to install solar panels on 6,500 homes in Ohana Military Communities (OMC). OMC houses sailors and marines and their families stationed at Marine Corps Base Hawaii and Navy Region Hawaii. MarketWatch reports:
Representatives from Forest City and SolarCity joined in a traditional Hawaiian blessing [on May 8] to celebrate the initiation of the project. SolarStrong, SolarCity's five-year plan to build more than $1 billion in solar energy projects for U.S. military housing communities, is expected to create up to 300 MW of solar generation capacity that could provide energy to as many as 120,000 military housing units.Read the full story here.