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

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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A First-Of-Its-Kind Document Helps Establish Guidance for U.S. Offshore Wind Energy

The Offshore Compliance Recommended Practices: 2022 Edition was approved earlier this year and will help boost U.S. offshore wind development efficiency.

November 21, 2022

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Heard on the Radio: Is Offshore Wind the Answer to a Greener Future?

National Public Radio’s Leila Fadel spoke with engineer Amy Robertson of NREL about the push to drastically increase U.S. offshore wind production.

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 18, 2022

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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

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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

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.

October 17, 2022

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Learning a Better Way To Forecast Wind and Solar Energy Costs

A new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory published in the journal iScience uses a new methodology to predict patterns for utility-scale wind and solar energy costs and concludes that they will progressively decline in the coming years.

October 17, 2022

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NREL Tool Aims To Predict Interactions Between Soaring Eagles and Wind Turbines

A new simulator, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, allows users to model the movements of soaring raptors, such as golden eagles and bald eagles, which prefer to ride updrafts at the same altitudes as wind turbine blades.