Northern California has some of the strongest offshore winds in the U.S., with immense potential to produce clean energy. But it has a problem. Its continental shelf drops off quickly, making building traditional wind turbines directly on the seafloor costly if not impossible.
Once water gets more than about 200 feet deep – roughly the height of an 18-story building – these “monopile” structures are pretty much out of the question.
FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KGPE)- Experts are forecasting California will produce 320 million fewer pounds of almonds this year. Last year was a record year for California almond production reaching 3.12 billion meat pounds. A revised USDA estimate now forecasts almond production this year to reach 2.8 billion meat pounds. Sanger almond grower John Chandler says […]