California Marine Renewable Energy Working Group

The California Marine Renewable Energy Working Group is an interagency group chaired by the California Ocean Protection Council.  The goals of the Working Group are to:

  • Address uncertainties in regulatory processes for marine renewable energy projects in California
  • Address the information needs of state agencies and stakeholders to inform potential impacts and user conflicts with marine renewable energy projects;, and
  • Facilitate the development of agreements and joint state-federal committees to improve coordination of state and federal permitting processes.

Working Group Members:

California Energy Commission

California Department of Fish and Game

California State Lands Commission

California Coastal Commission

California Public Utilities Commission


Working Group Developed Documents:


Categories: Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems