Below are stories about marine energy featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office.

February 20, 2024

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Water Power Photo and Video Contest Winners

The U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Technologies Office today announced the 22 winners of the Make a Splash Photo and Video Contest.

February 1, 2024

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REDi Island Web-Based App Makes Renewable Energy Educational Resources Even Easier to Access

A new web-based app expands Renewable Energy Discovery Island’s educational potential, providing resources for students of all ages at the click of a mouse.

January 19, 2024

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Reflecting on Water Power in 2023

The Water Power Technologies Office had a busy 2023! The office ran five prizes (and supported two more), hosted two collegiate competitions, opened two funding opportunity announcements, and more. Take a look back at this exciting work!

January 16, 2024

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Funding Notice: Marine Energy University Foundational R&D

$14.5 million funding opportunity to support foundational marine and ocean renewable energy research and development at domestic institutions of higher education.

January 9, 2024

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Ripple Effect: Why Jen Trimble Thinks You Should Know All About Water Power

Jen Trimble's desire to protect people and serve a bigger picture has led her from the U.S. Army to public works in Texas to her current role: operations manager for the U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Technologies Office.

November 29, 2023

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Small Business Grant Program Helps Entrepreneurs Advance Water Power Initiatives

The Water Power Technologies Office funds projects in a range of topics through the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Learn about recent projects and the Phase I topics for Fiscal Year 2024.

November 17, 2023

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Water Power Technologies Office Announces Nearly $1.8 Million for Continuing Marine Energy Projects at U.S. National Laboratories

The Water Power Technologies Office announced nearly $1.8 million for nine projects to further marine energy research and development at DOE’s national laboratories.

November 15, 2023

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Reflecting on Water Power Competitions and Research at Clean Currents

During the Clean Currents conference, the Water Power Technologies Office kicked off the Hydropower Collegiate Competition, hosted competitors for the H2Os Prize, featured talks from national laboratory researchers at the DOE booth, and more.

November 7, 2023

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DOE Announces Winners in First Round of Prize Focused on Novel Wave Energy Technologies

Nineteen teams split $285,000 in Phase I of the Innovating Distributed Embedded Energy Prize for their distributed embedded energy converter technology concepts to harness and convert the power of ocean waves into usable types of energy.

October 25, 2023

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Ocean Motion Technologies: Leveraging DOE Resources to Harness the Power of the Ocean

Learn how Ocean Motion Technologies leveraged a variety of DOE funding mechanisms to accelerate the commercialization of its marine energy technology.