OCEAN
Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network

Welcome to the Information Hub of emerging Ocean and other Advanced Energy projects for the Oregon Coast

 

 

OVERVIEW

The Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network is a cross-cultural community-based organization with the initial mission to explore the opportunities and challenges of floating offshore wind energy. 

 

We believe that our coastal interests should be front and center in shaping what Offshore Wind projects might look like.

PURPOSE

 

OCEAN’s purpose is to evaluate the impacts and maximize the social and economic benefits to coastal communities of any proposed advanced energy project with an initial focus on Floating Offshore Wind.

EDUCATION

 

OCEAN supports an informed and engaged coastal citizenry making decisions about our own energy, economic and cultural futures. 

ADVOCACY

 

OCEAN is advocating for the funding of collaborative efforts amongst our climate, oceanography, environmental, fisheries and energy scientists to hasten our understanding of our continental shelf and ocean resources.

THE CONVERSATION

 

There are both pros and cons to any large industrial scale project. We hope to identify and address all concerns as the conversation progresses.

UPDATES

 

As information becomes available and pertinent to local advancements, the contributors to this website will strive to keep you up to date, offering opportunities to engage, and maintaining transparency for the community.

JOIN US

 

The conversation for Offshore Wind Energy on the West Coast has just begun. Be a part of that conversation.

 

HISTORY

In September of 2019 the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management convened an Offshore Wind Task Force meeting to discuss Offshore Wind and how it might impact coastal communities. From this gathering, the Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network OCEAN was formed. 

 

Our members represent tribal, county, labor, environmental, business development, shipping, climate action, energy access advocacy and resilience interests. 

FOUNDERS

Commissioner Court Boice

Jamie Fereday

Bill Gorham

Mark Healy

Captain Jeff Hill

Tera Martinez

Michael Mitton

David Petrie

Mark Petrie

Samuel J. Schwarz

Shannon Souza

Robert Westerman

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Conversation

OCEAN is promoting a “bottom up” process of front-loaded stakeholder engagement designed around our coastal community perspective and interests.  Our goal is to inform and influence coastal energy projects and policies when they are in the earliest, formative stages to maximize the benefits to our coast’s citizens, ecology, and economy. 

 
 

LOCAL PARTNERS IN COOS BAY

DB WESTERN

DB Western’s approach to developing this new industry meets our company’s commitment to improve economic conditions for Oregon’s south coast residents while restoring the environment with offshore wind energy projects. Our science and technology-based engineering department and support staff are committed to seeing offshore wind energy industrial development occur at Coos Bay, OR.

 

SOL COAST COMPANIES, LLC

Sol Coast Companies is a sustainability consulting and contracting firm specializing in water supply, energy systems, low impact development and restored environments.  Sol Coast is headquartered at Sol Suites in Coos Bay which provides turn key solar powered offices, community networking and Think Tank conferencing for O.C.E.A.N. administration and other resident or outreach  organizations.  Since 2003 our mission is to support strategic growth, responsible development and sustainable coastal living.

 

SAUSE BROS

Our mission is to provide superior marine transportation services. We will continuously expand our skills and technology to provide innovative, reliable and responsive solutions to meet the changing needs of our customers. At all levels of the Company, we will exceed industry standards for the protection of our employees, vessels, customers’ interests and the environment.

 

BILLETER MARINE

We dedicate ourselves to providing strong, personal service to clients that value the unique capabilities and services of Billeter Marine. It is our goal to be your trusted, reliable and creative resource for challenging marine services and construction projects.

 

BOOST SOUTHERN OREGON

Boost Southern Oregon is a coalition of Oregonians bringing together community leaders, small local businesses, organizations, labor, and elected officials to make Southern Oregon a better place to live, work and raise a family. Together we are striving to make a better economy for a brighter future!

 
Become an OCEAN Goer

OCEAN Goers are members of the global community who are interested in learning more about the inquiries and activities of Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network.  OCEAN Goers receive updates and invitations to outreach webinars and other open OCEAN events.  Becoming an OCEAN Goer indicates an interest in being informed about the Oregon coast perspective on OSW and other advanced energy technologies.

 
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CONTACT
OCEAN

OUR ADDRESS

P.O. Box 1622

Coos Bay, OR 97420

Email: oregoncoastenergy@gmail.com

Tel: 541.266.0877

For any general inquiries, please fill in the following contact form:

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