CAISO Transmission Plan Emphasizes Offshore Wind, Reliability

CAISO released a draft transmission plan identifying 26 new transmission projects aimed at accelerating California’s ability to meet its ambitious clean energy goals and costing an estimated $6.1 billion.

Draft Plan Outlines California Vision for Offshore Wind
The California Energy Commission released a draft plan for offshore wind that adds to the rapidly growing body of work identifying wind power as crucial to achieving state and national clean energy goals.
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West Coast States Should Collaborate on OSW, Panelists Say
West Coast states need to work together to achieve their floating offshore wind goals, speakers at this year's Pacific Offshore Wind Summit in Sacramento said.
Stanford University
Panel Sees Vital Role for California Offshore Wind
More than 500 people tuned into a webinar on the future of offshore wind in California hosted by the state's Department of Natural Resources.
Principle Power
California Offshore Wind Bidders Show Caution
The West Coast’s first offshore wind auction got off to a cautious start, with bids closing at levels far lower than two recent East Coast auctions.
Multiple Seaports Needed to Support Calif. OSW Goals
California will need about 1,300 floating wind turbines and a range of supporting seaports to meet its ambitious offshore wind goals.
Principle Power
California Boosts Offshore Wind Goals
The California Energy Commission issued a draft report that could double the state's offshore wind targets for 2045 in response to stakeholder comments.
Principle Power
BOEM Issues Proposed Sale Notice for California Offshore Wind Areas
BOEM issued a proposed sale notice for five lease areas off the California coast, setting the stage for the first West Coast wind auction later this year.
Principle Power
OSW Advocates Urge California to Think Bigger
At a California Energy Commission workshop Wednesday, advocates of offshore wind urged state officials to plan for far more wind than is currently contemplated.
OSW, GHG Bills Go to California Governor
Bills sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom include measures on offshore wind planning and controlling GHG emissions from cement manufacturing.

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