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The Ocean Observing Prize challenges participants to develop innovative technologies that can help better understand, map, and monitor the oceans. Sponsors support these teams in turning their designs into reality.
August 10, 2022Learn More
DOE and NOAA Announce Winners of Ocean Observing Prize BUILD Contest to Advance Hurricane-Monitoring Systems
DOE and NOAA announced the winners of $500,000 in the BUILD Contest, the second phase in the Powering the Blue Economy™: Ocean Observing Prize DEVELOP Competition.
August 9, 2022Learn More
WPTO discussed two recent requests for information and provided updates on ongoing water power research at HydroVision International, which took place July 12–14, 2022, in Denver, Colorado.
July 28, 2022Learn More
Twelve Small Businesses Receive Funding to Further Hydropower and Marine Energy Research and Development
Twelve small business-led projects will drive innovation in water power technologies and contribute to the Biden administration’s goals of a carbon-free power sector by 2035 and net-zero-emissions economy by 2050.
July 27, 2022Learn More
WPTO announces the eight winners of Phase One of the Hydropower Operations Optimization (H2Os) Prize, which challenges innovators to upgrade hydropower technology using 21st century solutions. Phase Two is now open for submissions!
July 7, 2022Learn More
Nicholas May-Varas participated in the 2021 and 2022 Marine Energy Collegiate Competitions on the Oregon State University team. Learn why he thinks increasing access to renewable energy is so important and his advice for the next generation.
July 1, 2022Learn More
DOE Seeks Public Input on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Programs That Will Invest in Hydroelectric Facilities to Produce Clean, Affordable Power
June 30, 2022Learn More
Murphy Gay competed in the inaugural Marine Energy Collegiate Competition in 2020. Read about his experience, career goals, and vision for a future that runs on renewable energy.
June 29, 2022Learn More
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes investments that will boost the hydropower and marine energy industries, helping them to provide more clean, affordable energy and expand domestic job opportunities.
June 22, 2022Learn More
Communities Will Partner with DOE Experts, National Labs, and Regional Organizations to Accelerate Access to Clean Power, Help Lower Energy Costs and Increase Resilience
June 14, 2022Learn More