Below are stories about next-generation technologies featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.

May 10, 2023

WETO Expands Funding to Small Business to Advance Innovative Wind Technologies

WETO announces additional funding, including funds from the landmark Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, for two small businesses working to accelerate wind energy deployment.

May 8, 2023

Meet the National Lab Researcher Developing Wildlife-Friendly Wind Energy Solutions

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researcher discusses her past as a software engineer and NASA contractor, her current efforts in wind energy ecology and environmental sustainability, and her advice for those who aspire to work in renewable energy.

May 2, 2023

Sandia National Laboratories Reflects on Last Year’s Accomplishments

Sandia National Laboratories released a report on its recent accomplishments in wind energy.

April 27, 2023

Facilities Expand U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Testing Capabilities

Researchers at Lehigh University, Clemson University, and Oregon State University have developed hybrid testing capabilities to help advance the next generation of offshore wind systems using physical and virtual conditions.

April 18, 2023

Student Competitions Support a Diverse Clean Energy Workforce

Learn how EERE supports the next generation of Clean Energy Champions through fun technology challenges as they prepare for clean energy careers.

March 30, 2023

DOE Announces $150 Million for Research on the Science Foundations for Energy Earthshots

DOE announced $150 million for research into the crosscutting foundational science for multiple Energy Earthshots, including the Floating Offshore Wind Shot.

March 29, 2023

DOE Announces Winners in First Phase of Prize to Develop Floating Offshore Wind Supply Chains

DOE announced the Phase One winners of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize, a first-of-its-kind competition to tackle the floating offshore wind energy industry’s biggest supply chains challenge

March 29, 2023

How EERE Is Addressing Inequitable Energy Infrastructure

Carbon-based energy infrastructure has disproportionately harmed people of color and low-income and indigenous communities. The infrastructure for our clean energy future will be safe and just for all.

March 7, 2023

DOE Announces $6.5 Million to Improve Reliability of Grid-Enhancing Technologies

DOE’s Office of Electricity, WETO, and Solar Energy Technologies Office has issued a new funding opportunity to help accelerate grid-enhancing technologies that can facilitate renewable energy, like dynamic line rating and power flow controllers.

February 22, 2023

Meet Clean Energy Champion Jason Jonkman

The first Clean Energy Champion of the year is Jason Jonkman, a principal engineer in wind energy from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.