Energy and Carbon Management
Kern County has a rich history as the leading oil, gas and renewable energy producing county in California, in addition to being one of the most productive counties in the nation. As we navigate the transition to a low carbon future, Kern County has continued opportunity to be a leader in energy and carbon management, to help meet the state’s needs for reliable, affordable and sustainable energy production and innovation.
The goals of our Energy and Carbon Management Implementation Team are to:
- Lead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) implementation and innovation using market and climate policy opportunities to become a global center of excellence for concepts, products and services
- Expand renewable biofuels, including development of new production technologies and processes
- Increase production and innovation of other renewable fuels and energy, including hydrogen and biomass