Schatz Energy Research Center

Category - Wind

An aerial photo of the Humboldt Bay Generating Station, across from the south peninsula of Humboldt Bay

Offshore wind feasibility study 3

The Schatz Center was recently awarded $150,000 from the CA Governor’s Office of Planning & Research to address three elements associated with offshore wind feasibility. Existing research in each of these areas is...

A dredge ship and small fishing boat in the mouth of Humboldt Bay)

Offshore wind feasibility study 2

As capital costs for offshore wind rapidly decrease and floating platform technologies come online, the northern coast of California is emerging as a promising site for the first offshore wind farm in the eastern...

Tanya Garcia unpacks a solar module in the Schatz courtyard.

Student research developments: summer 2018

This summer, thirteen students contributed to Schatz Center research projects in smart grids, bioenergy, wind, and off-grid energy access. SMART GRIDS Craig Mitchell provided construction observation at the Solar+...

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