CalWave’s mission is to secure the fundamental right of access to affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity and freshwater for our coastal population. Both are an instrument of peace and security in our world.

CalWave is committed to secure this mission in a sustainable way because we believe it is our responsibility to ensure our impact is positive.

“Business and organizations do not operate in a vacuum. Their relationship to the society and environment in which they operate is a critical factor in their ability to continue to operate effectively. It is also increasingly being used as a measure of their overall performance.” – ISO 26000

Below is a list of most recent public reports on environmental impacts of marine renewable energy (MRE) systems:

  1. Annex IV State of the Science Report: Environmental Effects of Marine Renewable Energy, 2016.
  2. Pacific Region Marine Renewable Environmental Regulatory, OWET, 2017.
  3. A Review of the Environmental Impacts for Marine and Hydrokinetic Projects, 2016.
  4. US DOE Report to Congress on the Potential Environmental Effects of MRE, 2009.