Category: Renewable Energy

Alternative Port Assessment Report to Support Offshore Wind Project

The Commission announces its intention to hire a consultant to provide environmental services for the Alternative Port Assessment to Support Offshore Wind Project. The purpose of this Solicitation is to initiate the process by which the Commission will contract with a firm with the appropriate qualifications to assist in preparing an Alternative Port Assessment to support offshore wind. Proposals should be submitted by Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

Geothermal Energy

Staff’s objectives are to manage the orderly and efficient development of geothermal resources on state lands and to contribute to the development of carbon-free electricity generation. Staff’s objectives are also to maximize revenue to the California State Teachers’...

Offshore Wind Applications in State Waters

The Commission is committed to innovative solutions for climate change and the responsible development of renewable energy. A recently updated study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory indicates that areas off the west coast have strong potential for...

Vandenberg Offshore Wind Energy Projects

As part of an early public scoping process and stakeholder outreach, Commission staff has prepared a Draft Preliminary Environmental Assessment for two proposed offshore wind energy projects. Commission staff has prepared a Draft Preliminary Environmental Assessment...

Offshore wind proposals in state waters

The Commission has launched an informational webpage to provide the public with details, maps, progress, and participation opportunities on two applications for floating offshore wind demonstration projects in state waters near Vandenberg Air Force Base.