Wave modeling

Via Bill Lydgate, Humboldt Surfrider’s WaveConnect stakeholder (along with Scott Willits):


This wave modeling study will be included in the FERC pilot license application due to be filed at the end of this month. The wave modeling study may now be distributed as a draft/review copy. The study will probably be revised once the project location is finalized and the wave energy conversion devices are selected. The comments section on the Surfrider blog may be a good way for community members to comment on the study. I also have a few hard copies if anyone wants to review a paper copy.


PG&E WaveConnect update, public workshops

From PG&E WaveConnect rep Ian Caliendo:

I am writing to let you know about the status of the PG&E WaveConnect wave energy study project. The proposed project is to develop a small-scale pilot project that would allow several wave energy technologies to provide power to the coastal communities while demonstrating the potential for this clean renewable energy resource.To kick things off, we will be holding public workshops in Humboldt and Mendocino Counties as the first of a series of public involvement meetings for the proposed pilot project. The workshops will be in an open house format, providing an opportunity for the public to learn about the proposed pilot project, ask questions of the project team staff, and learn about how to get involved. Continue reading