Reedsport OPT Environmental Assessment


Title: Reedsport OPT Environmental Assessment
Publication Date:
December 03, 2010
Document Number: 20101203-3009
Pages: 290
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Ocean Power Technologies (2010). Reedsport OPT Environmental Assessment. Report by Ocean Power Technologies (OPT). pp 290.

On February 1, 2010, Reedsport OPT Wave Park, LLC (OPT) filed an application for an original license to construct and operate the Reedsport OPT Wave Park Project (Reedsport Project or project). The 1.5-megawatt (MW) project would include 10 wave energy conversion devices moored in Oregon State territorial waters about 2.5 nautical miles off the coast near Reedsport, in Douglas County, Oregon. The onshore portion of the project, also located in Douglas County, would occupy about 5 acres of federal lands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (Forest Service). The project would generate an average of about 4,140 megawatt-hours (MWh) of energy annually. This environmental assessment (EA) evaluates the environmental and economic effects of licensing the proposed project.

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