A third problem is the bill’s requirement that the federal government sell wind leases off the California coast within a year of enactment. While wind farms can be a good source of renewable energy, they are just starting to be sited in the ocean — with none yet off the coast of California. Wind farms should not be arbitrarily rushed into existence, as this bill would do.
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A wind farm off the coast of San Luis Obispo County that could help further state and national goals to produce more clean energy and jobs appears to be moving a bit closer to reality — although still probably years away from being built.
A public meeting about a proposed offshore wind project will be held Dec. 10 in Morro Bay; Trident Winds envisions installing 100 turbines about 20 miles off the coast