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

September 15, 2022

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DOE Launches West Coast Ports Strategy Study

An NREL study will outline a strategic network of U.S. West Coast ports and port infrastructure upgrades that could collaboratively unlock the potential of commercial-scale floating offshore wind energy technology deployment.

September 12, 2022

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DOE Launches Prize to Accelerate Domestic Supply Chains for Floating Offshore Wind Energy

The FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize, a $5.75-million competition, is designed to help develop a domestic supply chain and accelerate market readiness of floating offshore wind energy designs in the United States.

July 22, 2022

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Carbon Rivers Makes Wind Turbine Blade Recycling and Upcycling a Reality With Support from DOE

Company Commercializes the Only Currently-Available Technology that can Recycle Fiberglass From Decommissioned Wind Turbine Blades

June 23, 2022

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DOE Announces Federal-State Offshore Wind Supply Chain Partnership

The partnership highlights ongoing DOE efforts and commitment work alongside states and industry to provide a roadmap that identifies key pathways for meeting state and federal offshore wind goals.

May 11, 2022

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Companies Reach Innovative New Heights to Expand Wind Technology

Unique problems call for unique solutions which is exactly why companies from the wind technology industry are developing taller wind turbine towers at lower prices.

February 24, 2022

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U.S. Department of Energy Issues Comprehensive Plan to Strengthen America’s Clean Energy Supply Chains and Bolster Domestic Manufacturing

The Supply Chain Report is supported by seven deep-dive assessments on the challenges and opportunities to build domestic supply chains for clean energy technologies.

February 2, 2022

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Study Assesses Additive Manufacturing of Critical Rare-Earth-Free Magnets for Electrical Machines

DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and National Renewable Energy Laboratory have published a study as part of the MADE3D initiative, highlighting 3D printing of magnetic components for large electrical machines like wind turbines.

January 12, 2022

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National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium Announces New Projects Selected for Funding

The National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium has announced six new projects to support supply chain efficiency, asset monitoring, and inspection.

January 11, 2022

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Report Details Project to Enable Large Wind Turbine Blades

WETO has released phase I findings for its Big Adaptive Rotor project, studying large blades for low-specific-power wind turbines.

December 13, 2021

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DOE Requests Information to Enhance Energy Supply Chain Resiliency

DOE has issued a request for information to help build a more diverse, resilient, and competitive U.S.-based energy supply chain.