Short Citation:
Office for Coastal Management, 2021: Coastal Energy Facilities, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/56119.

Item Identification

Title: Coastal Energy Facilities
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2019-05-16
Abstract:

These data depict the location of facilities that generate electricity. The locations are created from the Environmental Protection Agency Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID). Only facilities in coastal states are shown. Contained within the database are records that define the fuel source and other characteristics of the facility that may benefit ocean planners. In some cases, the presence of a facility may indicate that certain power transmission infrastructure exists nearby. Absence of a facility or lack of sufficient capacity at a facility in a given area may also be an important characteristic in future energy planning activities.

Purpose:

To support coastal and ocean planning and other activities pursuant to the Energy Policy Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Rivers and Harbors Act and the Submerged Lands Act.

Supplemental Information:

The native coordinate system for this layer is NAD 1983 (ESPG: 4269). Please note: all MarineCadastre.gov data served by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management and hosted through Esri REST services are in the WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (EPSG: 3857) projection.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Environmental Governance/Management
ISO 19115 Topic Category oceans
None coal
None energy
None fuel
None gas
None geothermal
None hydro
None nuclear
None oil
None plant
None power
None pv
None solar
None thermal
None transmission
None waste
None wind

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Continent > North America > United States Of America
None United States

Physical Location

City: Charleston
State/Province: SC

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Distribution Liability:

NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. https://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html

Data Set Credit: ORIGINATORS: Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM); NOAA's Ocean Service, Office for Coastal Management (OCM);

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 836584
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 836586
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Point of Contact

CC ID: 836585
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Extents

Currentness Reference: Publication Date

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 836589
W° Bound: -171.712439
E° Bound: 171.448819
N° Bound: 71.292
S° Bound: 18.9742

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 836588
Time Frame Type: Discrete
Start: 2019-05-16
Description:

publication date

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Use Constraints:

NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. https://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 836593
Download URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/CoastalEnergyFacilities.zip
Distributor:
Description:

Data access URL

Distribution 2

CC ID: 836591
Download URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/MarineCadastre/OceanEnergy/MapServer
Distributor:
Description:

Data access URL

Distribution 3

CC ID: 836592
Download URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/data/
Distributor:
Description:

Data access URL

Distribution 4

CC ID: 836590
Download URL: https://www.coast.noaa.gov/
Distributor:
Description:

Data access URL

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 836581
URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/data
Name: MarineCadastre.gov Data Registry
URL Type:
Online Resource
Description:

More information and online data visualization.

URL 2

CC ID: 836582
URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/nationalviewer
Name: MarineCadastre.gov National Viewer
URL Type:
Online Resource
Description:

More information and online data visualization.

URL 3

CC ID: 836583
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/data
Name: Digital Coast Data section
URL Type:
Online Resource
Description:

More information and online data visualization.

Data Quality

Accuracy:

The attributes in this dataset are believed to be accurate.

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:

Maximum scale of intended use is 1:80,000.

Completeness Report:

Spatial and attribute properties are believed to be complete, although attribute information has been simplified. Geometric thresholds from original data are preserved. No tests have been completed for exhaustiveness.

Conceptual Consistency:

These data are believed to be logically consistent. Geometry is topologically clean.

Lineage

Sources

PLNT16

CC ID: 836578
Contact Name: Environmental Planning Agency
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2018-02-01
Citation URL: https://www.epa.gov/energy/emissions-generation-resource-integrated-database-egrid
Citation URL Name: Source Online Linkage
Citation URL Description:

URL where the source data were originally accessed.

Source Contribution:

Spreadsheet containing all energy facility data was created by EPA and translated into spatial data by NOAA OCM.

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 836579
Description:

• Go to https://www.epa.gov/energy/emissions-generation-resource-integrated-database-egrid • Download eGRID2016_Data.xlsx and go to the PLNT16 tab • Delete superfluous fields and rename fields as specified in the attribute table • In Arc Map, add XY coordinates by using the LAT and LON fields within the spreadsheet • Export this data as a new feature class • Calculate the primaryFuel field as follows: AB = Agricultural Byproduct BFG = Blast Furnace Gas BIT = Bituminous Coal BLQ = Black Liquor COG = Coke Oven Gas DFO = Distillate Fuel Oil GEO = Geothermal JF = Jet Fuel KER = Kerosene LFG = Landfill Gas LIG = Lignite Coal MSW = Municipal Solid Waste MWH = Electricity (megawatt hour) NG = Natural Gas NUC = Nuclear OBG = Other Biomass Gas OBL = Other Biomass Liquid OBS = Other Biomass Solid OG = Other Gas OTH = Other PC = Petroleum Coke PRG = Process Gas PUR = Purchased Steam RC = Refined Coal RFO = Residual Fuel Oil SGC = Coal-Derived Synthesis Gas SLW = Sludge Waste SUB = Subbituminous Coal SUN = Solar TDF = Tire-Derived Fuel WAT = Water WC = Waste Coal WDL = Wood Waste Liquid WDS = Wood Waste Solid WH = Waste Heat WND = Wind WO = Waste Oil • Delete features that intersect non-coastal states and the 36 features with no LAT/LON info • Add Unknown for any attributes missing a value for primaryFuel and primaryFuelCategory • Check geometry and project data into WGS 1984 Auxiliary Sphere

Process Date/Time: 2019-02-01 00:00:00

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity (ENT) Coastal Energy Facilities

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 56119
Metadata Record Created By: Anna Verrill
Metadata Record Created: 2019-04-25 11:36+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-07-02 15:17+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-04-25
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-04-25