The U.S. Department of Energy's Water Power Technologies Office Powering the Blue Economy™ initiative is a meaningful first step toward protecting, understanding, and leveraging the immense power and promise of the oceans to help us achieve our collective economic, social, and environmental goals. Collaboration and engagement are central to efforts supporting communities and marine life while sustainably providing power to the blue economy.
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August 18, 2021
This joint prize competition between WPTO and NOAA’s Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Office seeks to develop new technologies that can help fill the data gaps making it difficult to realize the full potential of the Blue Economy.
June 15, 2021
WPTO is working harder to protect, understand, and leverage the immense power and promise of the ocean.
June 8, 2021
Nontraditional thinking empowers today's marine industry disrupters.
May 20, 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced the 17 teams chosen to participate in the 2022 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition: Powering the Blue Economy™.