- New Wind Career Map Navigates Industry Jobs
November 3, 2014 2:00 PM
In an effort to support the wind industry’s recruitment of skilled workers, the Energy Department has developed a - “Wind Career Map,” a web-based tool that highlights the broad range of careers and required skill sets across the wind power industry. The occupations featured in the Wind Career Map range from technicians who install and maintain wind turbines to educators who will train the next generation of wind engineers and business leaders.Read The Full Story
- EERE Leadership Celebrates Offshore Wind in Maine
October 10, 2014 10:51 AM
The University of Maine utilized $12 million in funding from EERE to deploy the VolturnUS, a one-eighth scale prototype of a commercial scale offshore floating turbine. This is the first step toward developing an offshore wind industry in Maine. The University is setting a great example for the rest of the country for just how far we can go when we dedicate ourselves to clean energy innovation.Read The Full Story
August 18, 2014
The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released today by the Department of Energy.
May 7, 2014
As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017.
March 6, 2014Energy Department Names Virginia and Illinois Electric Co-ops the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year
The US Department of Energy and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today recognized Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) of Virginia and the Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative (RECC) of Illinois as the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year.
January 30, 2014
The Energy Department today announced $2 million to help efficiently harness wind energy using taller towers. These projects will help strengthen U.S. wind turbine component manufacturing, reduce the cost of clean and renewable wind energy, and expand the geographic range of cost-effective wind power in the United States. This effort supports the Energy Department's broader Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative to increase the efficiency of the U.S.
January 23, 2014
October 23, 2013