Wednesday, May 18, 2022
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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The California Energy Commission (CEC) will host a workshop to present a draft report including staff’s proposed findings and recommendations addressing the requirements Assembly Bill 525 (AB 525, Chiu, Chapter 231, Statutes of 2021) for the CEC to evaluate and quantify the maximum feasible capacity of offshore wind to achieve reliability, ratepayer, employment, and decarbonization benefits and establish megawatt offshore wind planning goals for 2030 and 2045, by June 1, 2022.
A quorum of CEC commissioners may participate, but no votes will be taken. Commissioners from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) may also attend. If CPUC commissioners are present at the workshop, the CPUC’s rules governing ex parte contacts with commissioners and their staff remain in effect even though this is a CEC-initiated and noticed workshop.
The workshop will support both in-person and remote attendance. The public can participate in the workshop consistent with the direction provided below. Please note that the CEC aims to begin the workshop promptly at the start time posted and the end time is an estimate based on the agenda proposed. The workshop may end sooner or later than the posted end time depending on various factors.
Notice and Agenda
- Notice of Workshop and Availability of the Draft California Energy Commission Report on: Offshore Wind Energy Development in Federal Waters Off the California Coast: Maximum Feasible Capacity and Megawatt Planning Goals for 2030 and 2045
- Workshop Schedule
- Draft Commission Report - Offshore Wind Energy Development in Federal Waters Off the California Coast: Maximum Feasible Capacity and Megawatt Planning Goals for 2030 and 2045
- Offshore Wind Energy Development off the California Coast: Maximum Feasible Capacity and Megawatt Planning Goals for 2030 and 2045
Warren-Alquist State Energy Building
Rosenfeld Hearing Room, first floor
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California 95814.
Please sign in at the security desk. Masks and social distancing are encouraged, but not required.