Amplify Energy faces charges of negligence over major oil spill off California coast, sparking renewed outcries to ban offshore drilling

Oil and gas company Amplify Energy Corp. and its two subsidiaries have been accused of negligent conduct during the large oil spill, which damaged the Southern California Coastline by discharging up to 25,000 gallons of crude oil into federal waters from … Read More

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Wins Financing Award for a California Wind Farm

Another IEA and White Construction project, the Twin Forks Wind project, in Illinois Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc.’s (IEA) White Construction subsidiary has secured a $44 million award to lead the construction of a 60 MW utility-scale wind farm in … Read More

Scout, Peninsula Sign 15-Year Clean Energy PPA for California Wind Farm

Photo courtesy of Scout Clean Energy Scout Clean Energy and Peninsula Clean Energy have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) that will provide San Mateo County and City of Los Banos customers with 76.35 MW from the repowering of … Read More

CorPower sees California’s offshore wind ambition as opportunity for wave energy

California’s continued push to rapidly adopt offshore wind signals a glowing opportunity for wave energy technology as a complementary power partner to accelerate the mission to net-zero, according to Swedish company CorPower Ocean. Illustration/Floating wind turbine with CorPower Ocean wave … Read More

BOEM Designates Central California Wind Energy Area

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to advance clean energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced its designation of the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA) offshore California. The WEA is located approximately 20 miles … Read More

California Governor Signs Renewable Energy Bills

Gov. Newsom highlights over $15 billion climate package in Sequoia National Park. At the site of the KNP Complex in Sequoia National Park, Gov. Gavin Newsom has highlighted the California Comeback Plan’s over $15 billion climate package – the largest … Read More

States Take Initiative on Renewables in 2021

While federal leaders continue deliberations on how to build a cleaner, healthier future, states are making strides to advance renewable energy, according to a new roundup of state legislative highlights from Environment America. “The United States of Clean Energy, Summer … Read More

U.S. makes the first step towards decommissioning of oil & gas assets off California

The U.S. government has made the first step in its review for decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure off the coast of Southern California, starting the process of permanently ending operations at eight platforms and their associated pipelines. Source: BSEE … Read More