The law establishes a state goal to develop at least 3,000 MW of offshore wind energy by 2020, and at least 5,000 MW of offshore wind energy by 2030. The law also establishes leasing and permitting processes for offshore renewable power generation, and directs the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to solicit proposals for a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for up to 25 MW of offshore wind energy.
An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Governor's Ocean Energy Task Force (OETF) [P.L. Chapter 615, 124th Legislature, Second Regular Session, S.P. 710, L.D. 1810]
Wednesday, April 7, 2010