Below are stories about distributed wind featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.

January 23, 2023

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2022 Elevated Wind Energy to New Heights

Last year brought many advances in wind energy. Here are the most influential wind energy stories from 2022 from the Wind Energy Technologies Office.

December 15, 2022

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DOE Projects Will Accelerate Deployment of Small- and Medium-Sized Wind Turbines Across the United States

NREL plans to award $2.9 million to 11 manufacturers of small- and medium-scale wind turbines

December 14, 2022

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A Small Business Funding Opportunity Is Now Open

WETO is supporting an open call and invites applications for technology innovations that address technology gaps for distributed, land-based, and offshore wind.

December 6, 2022

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WETO Releases $28 Million Funding Opportunity to Address Key Deployment Challenges for Offshore, Land-Based, and Distributed Wind

Supported by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office releases a $28 million funding opportunity that will address wind deployment barriers.

November 22, 2022

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A Guide to Navigating Tricky Holiday Table Conversations About Wind Energy

DOE has some tips and tricks for discussing wind energy this holiday season. Relax and breathe easy.

November 22, 2022

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Compact Wind Turbines Could Support Disaster Relief and Military Missions

This DOE-funded project analyzes how to build a wind turbine that could serve both military and humanitarian missions around the world.

November 21, 2022

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Topics for Upcoming Small Business Funding Opportunity Have Been Released

WETO is supporting an open call and invites applications for technology innovations that address technology gaps for distributed, land-based, and offshore wind.

October 20, 2022

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DOE Seeks Public Comment on New $1B Program for Rural or Remote Communities

The Department of Energy’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations is seeking public input via a Request for Information on a new $1 billion program to improve energy generation in rural or remote communities across the country.

October 18, 2022

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DOE Issues Notice of Intent for Forthcoming $28 Million Funding Opportunity To Address Wind Deployment Barriers

Lowering costs and addressing barriers to the deployment of wind energy—including offshore, land-based, and distributed—is imperative to achieve the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal of a carbon-free electricity sector by 2035.

October 17, 2022

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DOE Launches New Initiative To Improve Clean Energy Interconnection

The Interconnection Innovation e-Xchange (i2X) is designed to help clean energy resources connect to the grid, which will improve overall grid reliability, market competition, transmission, and distribution access.