Community talks concerns over new Waikoloa Village solar project

Sam Ley (left) and Rob Cooper of AES provide a presentation on a proposed solar project outside Waikoloa Village Tuesday night. (Max Dible/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Representatives of AES Distributed Energy convened the first public meeting Tuesday night on a proposed solar-plus-storage project planned for an area roughly two miles southeast of Waikoloa Village.