Diablo Canyon Power Plant Closure Planning


Diablo Canyon Power PlantThe County is one of several stakeholders on an EVC committee, which includes leaders from local cities, K-12 and higher education sectors, business, and chambers of commerce.

Together, the stakeholder group will guide a two-phase project that will develop an economic strategy intended to help reduce the impact of the closure throughout our region.

The committee will use a consultant to perform a detailed analysis and aid in the development of long-term implementation strategies.

Project Contacts

This project is being led by the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC). Project updates will be posted on the EVC website periodically.

For more specific details on the project, please contact EVC Senior Project Director Loreli Cappel lcappel@sloevc.org or (805) 788‐2015. 

Phase 1

Completion of Economic & Fiscal Impact Analyses of the DCPP closure in the context of overall trends for the County of San Luis Obispo, with breakout analyses for the following cities of Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Grover Beach, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo, as well as analyses for the following unincorporated communities of Avila Beach, Cambria, Los Osos, Nipomo, Oceano, Santa Margarita, San Miguel, and Templeton.

  • Spring 2017: Review proposals for Economic Analyses and Strategic and Implementation Plan
  • Summer 2017: Select consultants
  • Winter 2018: Complete Economic & Fiscal Analyses

Estimated Date of Completion: 02/28/2018

Phase 2

Completion of an Economic Strategic and Implementation Plan that unifies the region under a collective vision and guides County leaders in the development of a coordinated economic strategy that fosters strong regional partnerships.

  • Spring 2018: Begin Economic Strategic and Implementation Plan
  • Winter 2019: Complete Economic Strategic and Implementation Plan

Estimated Date of Completion: 02/28/2019

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