Below are stories about education and outreach featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.

May 31, 2022

WETO Awards Nearly $1.4 Million to Support American Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Small businesses play a major role in spurring innovation and creating jobs in the U.S. economy, and the SBIR and STTR programs have helped thousands of American small businesses.

May 19, 2022

DOE Announces Winners of 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

DOE convened universities and wind energy experts from around the country in the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC). Kansas State University rose above 11 other competing teams to claim first place in the annual event.

May 11, 2022

Updated Wind Career Map Is Now Available

Does your career search need a breath of fresh air? Check out the updated Wind Career Map!

May 11, 2022

New Journal Article Identifies Requirements for Procedural Justice in Wind Energy Development

Expanding wind energy deployment requires communities to host wind projects, and research has shown that communities are more willing to host wind energy when they feel the planning process has been fair.

April 15, 2022

Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship

Applications are now open for recent graduates and energy professionals to apply to DOE’s new Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship.

April 11, 2022

2022 Collegiate Wind Competition Teams Plug Into Offshore Wind Energy’s Electrifying Potential

Twelve competing teams and four learn-along teams of college students from across the United States are gearing up to present their wind energy achievements at the 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition.

March 30, 2022

DOE Begins Accepting Applications for 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition

Interested in joining the next generation of wind energy industry professionals? Apply today to participate in the 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition! We’re accepting applications through June 20, 2022.

December 13, 2021

Celebrating Achievements and Looking Forward to a New Year

As 2021 draws to a close, the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) is reflecting on our R&D, recent achievements, and recognitions, and getting ramped up for a new year of possibilities for wind energy.

October 1, 2021

DOE Partners on Sea Grant Liaison to Connect Communities to Info on Offshore Wind

WETO and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Rhode Island Sea Grant have partnered to create a new Offshore Wind Liaison position. The Liaison will connect communities with information and research about offshore wind energy development.

September 30, 2021

Happy New (Fiscal) Year!

As we enter a new fiscal year, WETO is sharing some of the more notable wind energy research and development accomplishments from 2021.