Offshore Wind Environmental Monitoring Guidance – Grant Awarded
Update October 2023
We are thrilled to announce that the California Marine Sanctuary Foundation (CMSF) has been selected as the recipient of the project to develop comprehensive offshore wind environmental monitoring guidance. The guidance will serve as a valuable resource for regulators, developers, and various stakeholders involved in offshore wind projects in California to ensure that environmental impacts of offshore wind development are properly monitored, evaluated, and mitigated throughout the project’s lifecycle. We are excited to see the impact that this project will have on building sustainable offshore wind development in California and look forward to working with CMSF and its project partners throughout the grant period.
OPC is seeking applications to develop comprehensive environmental monitoring guidance for offshore wind development in California. The primary goal of this guidance document is to provide a clear and practical resource for regulators, developers, and other stakeholders involved in offshore wind projects in California to ensure that environmental impacts of offshore wind development are properly monitored, evaluated, and mitigated throughout the project lifecycle.
- Informational Webinar: May 24, 2023, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM PT
- Office Hour: May 31, 2023, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM PT
- Full Proposal due: July 31, 2023, 5:00 PM PT (Note: the proposal deadline has been extended from July 3 to July 31)
View the fact sheet (Updated June 22, 2023) for commonly asked questions. The answers in the fact sheet are considered final and correct. Applicants are encouraged to use it as a reference before reaching out with additional inquiries.
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