California Takes Up Ocean Wind Energy After Oregon Project Fails

Lower costs and aggressive emissions targets for California make offshore wind more attractive than ever. The Eureka project is still in the early stages, but initial plans are to deploy 10-15 floating turbines about 20 miles off shore in federal waters. The goal is to produce between 100 and 150 megawatts of power targeted for use primarily in Humboldt County.

An illustration of floating offshore wind turbines Renewable energy developers are taking a second chance on an ocean wind project off the West Coast. They’re planning a floating array of wind turbines in Northern California. The effort comes two years after a similar project failed to gain traction in […]

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