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

March 30, 2023

DOE Intends to Fund Offshore Wind Centers of Excellence

Funding opportunity will aim to help support the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030.

February 23, 2023

Ocean Energy Safety Institute Releases Wind Energy Research Road Map

The Ocean Energy Safety Institute, funded by DOE and others, published a research road map for wind energy that identifies strategic targets and pathways based on needs and gaps.

February 13, 2023

DOE Requests Information on Offshore Wind Workforce Development Hubs and Co-Location of Aquaculture with Ocean Renewable Energy

DOE’s WETO and Water Power Technologies Office are requesting information on university-based offshore wind centers and the co-location of aquaculture and ocean renewable energy.

February 8, 2023

Thirteen Teams Selected to Advance to 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition Final Event

The selected teams will focus on challenges associated with fixed-bottom offshore wind energy projects.

January 23, 2023

National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium Announces U.S. Offshore Wind Supply Chain Road Map

The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium released a report identifying how the United States can develop a robust and equitable domestic supply chain required to achieve the national offshore wind target of 30 gigawatts by 2030.

January 22, 2023

Funding Is Now Available for School Wind Energy Projects

REpowering Schools is partnering with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to offer seed-funding for wind energy projects.

November 22, 2022

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 21, 2022

WETO is Hiring!

A new job opportunity has just blown in—WETO is looking to fill a Management and Program Analyst position.

October 18, 2022

National Lab Study Charts Path Toward Significant Growth in Offshore Wind Workforce

NREL published a first-of-its-kind study that examines future U.S. offshore wind workforce growth and identifies future workforce development needs.

October 17, 2022

Earth Scientist Lindsay Sheridan Emphasizes Need for Wind Energy Communication and Community Engagement

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researcher shares her thoughts on the evolving potential of wind energy and how future scientists can get involved.