Ocean Wave Energy Resource Assessment for California


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Ocean Wave Energy Resource Assessment for California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this contract is to assess the ability to use ocean-wave energy resources off the California coast to provide affordable, reliable, clean and safe electricity, and identify the optimal locations for developing ocean wave energy systems. The project involves estimating how much of the potential ocean-wave energy can be harnessed based on technical, economic and environmental considerations. This meets the PIER Program objective of advancing science and technology in the renewable energy area by providing up-to-date information on renewable energy resources.

Contact Information

Nancy Libonati
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306(6)
Reasons for Exemption
This PIER contract is for basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in major disturbances to an environmental resource.

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