CalWEA & Wind Industry Articles

News, CalWEA in the Media, and reports of interest to our members

 

News from USA Today

Across America, clean energy plants are being banned faster than they're being built

Across America’s power grid, there’s a growing gap between what we need and what we’ll allow.

News from NewsData LLC - Cal. Energy Markets

Tribe, Wind Developer Plan 60-MW Offshore Wind Farm Near Vandenberg

Floventis Energy and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians on Nov. 8 signed a community benefits agreement for a floating wind farm that is expected to be operational years before deployment of California's larger-scale wind projects in the Morro Bay and Humboldt federal lease areas.

CalWEA in the Media from NewsData LLC

Reform of Arcane CAISO Policies Could Deliver Huge Ratepayer Benefits

A recent state auditor's report noted that California has the seventh-highest average electricity rates in the nation, with substantial jumps in just the past year.

CalWEA in the Media from California Energy Markets

Extending the Life of Diablo Canyon Should Not Divert Attention from California's Clean Energy Path

Any attempt to extend the license of Diablo Canyon should not divert from solving the challenges that are slowing the transition to clean, renewable energy, including reforming permitting and grid access policies and promoting resource diversity.  Read more in CalWEA's editorial published in California Energy Markets.

News from CalWEA

State Lands Commission Advances Offshore Wind Demonstration Project

The California Wind Energy Association (CalWEA) today praised the State Lands Commission for advancing two proposed offshore wind demonstration projects near Vandenberg Air Force Base.  “This decision is an important step forward to make floating offshore wind a reality for California,” said Nancy Rader, Executive Director of CalWEA.