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

September 30, 2021

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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.

August 9, 2021

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DOE Selects U.S. Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs for Wind Energy Innovations

DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy recently selected six wind-energy-related projects for Small Business Innovation Research Phase II funding. The announcement is part of DOE-wide awards totaling $127 million.

July 14, 2021

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Accelerating Materials and Design for Next-Generation Lightweight Wind Turbine Generators

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has published a new study examining the use of advanced machine learning and 3D printing techniques to save costs and size in wind turbine generators.

June 2, 2021

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No Time To Waste: A Circular Economy Strategy for Wind Energy

Using, reusing, recycling, and remanufacturing wind turbine materials—combined with technology engineered to use fewer materials and resources—will produce components that can easily be broken down for use in other applications.