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File #: 2021-0236    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/24/2021 In control: Board of Port Commissioners
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action:
Title: INFORMATIONAL UPDATE ON THE STATUS OF THE PORT ELECTRIFICATION IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY AND DIRECTION TO STAFF
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DATE: June 15, 2021

SUBJECT:

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INFORMATIONAL UPDATE ON THE STATUS OF THE PORT ELECTRIFICATION IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY AND DIRECTION TO STAFF
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

As an environmental champion for San Diego Bay and the surrounding waterfront, the Port is developing a Maritime Clean Air Strategy (MCAS) as part of its continued efforts to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while continuing to transition to more efficient, modern, and sustainable maritime operations.

Electrification will play a significant role in the reduction of emissions, and as such, the Port is developing a working strategy to drive the implementation of electrification projects in and around the tidelands.

Staff will present the Port's strategy and an outline of the opportunities that staff has identified.

Staff will be seeking guidance on any additional criteria or information that the board may want to see included the Port's working electrification implementation strategy.

RECOMMENDATION:

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Receive an informational update on the status of the Port Electrification Implementation Strategy
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FISCAL IMPACT:

This presentation has no fiscal impact.

COMPASS STRATEGIC GOALS:

This agenda item supports the following Strategic Goal(s).

* A Port that the public understands and trusts.
* A thriving and modern maritime seaport.
* A Port with a healthy and sustainable bay and its environment.
* A Port with a comprehensive vision for Port land and water uses integrated to regional plans.
* A Port that is a safe place to visit, work, and play.
* A Port with an innovative and motivated workforce.
* A financially sustainable Port that drives job creation and regional economic vitality.

DISCUSSION:

During the May 2021 Board of Port Commissioners (BPC) meeting, staff presented a draft MCAS that had recently gone out for public review and received numerous comment letters and robust feedback. During that board meeting, the board directed staff...

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