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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.

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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.
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BOEM Report Clears Way for 1st California OSW Auctions
A new finding by the U.S. Bureau of Energy Management means California could see its first offshore wind lease auctions by the end of the year.
Diablo Canyon Extension Effort Gears up
The movement to keep PG&E's Diablo Canyon nuclear plant open 10 years past its planned retirement date in 2025 has gained momentum and essential support.
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
California Coastal Commission Approves OSW Lease Plans
The California Coastal Commission gave conditional approval to BOEM's plans to conduct offshore wind auctions this fall, a significant regulatory milestone.
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.

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