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Port of San Diego to Install a Solar-Powered Microgrid with $5 Million Grant from California Energy Commission

The Port of San Diego has secured a nearly $5 million grant for the installation of a renewable, solar-powered microgrid at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, one of the Port’s two marine cargo terminals. The Board of Port Commissioners authorized a grant funding agreement for the microgrid project with the California Energy Commission (CEC). The …

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California Air Resources Board Awards $20 Million in Cap-and-Trade Funding to Zero-Emission Technology Demonstrations in Freight, Farm and Passenger Transportation

The Port of San Diego has secured a nearly $5 million grant for the installation of a renewable, solar-powered microgrid at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, one of the Port’s two marine cargo terminals. The Board of Port Commissioners authorized a grant funding agreement for the microgrid project with the California Energy Commission (CEC). The …

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CAPA Announces California Ports Day Scholarship Winners!

The inaugural California Ports Day took place on February 22, 2018 on State Capitol grounds as maritime stakeholders gathered for an eventful day designed to educate policy makers, and the general public, about the important role California’s 11 public ports play in the success of California’s economy and in bettering our environment. With the help …

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Assembly Member David Chiu, Senator Scott Wiener, Mayor Mark Farrell, the Port of San Francisco and City Leaders Announce Bill to Fund Embarcadero Seawall Improvements

Assembly Member David Chiu (D-San Francisco), in collaboration with State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell and other community leaders recently announced new state legislation aimed to provide funding for improvements to the Embarcadero Seawall along the San Francisco waterfront. Assembly Bill 2578 would generate an estimated $55 million in the …

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Inaugural California Ports Day Highlights Importance of State’s Freight Transportation System

The First Annual California Ports Day took place on February 21, 2018, at the State Capitol in Sacramento, CA and was deemed a great success by members of the state Legislature, their staff, maritime and freight industry leaders, as well as members of the general public who participated in the day’s activities. “Ports Day is …

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Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservancy District Hires Larry Oetker as Executive Director

The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District, a member of the California Association of Port Authorities, hired Larry Oetker as its new Executive Director on December 7th, 2017. The District’s mission is to “serve all of the people of Humboldt County by promoting harbor use, enhancing recreational opportunities and protecting bay and tidal environments.” …

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