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

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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New Report Discusses Opportunities and Challenges for Airborne Wind Energy

This report assesses the potential for, and technical viability of, airborne wind energy (AWE) in the US. Findings include data on the resource potential of wind energy available to AWE systems and what’s needed for AWE to deploy at meaningful scales.

December 13, 2021

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Celebrating Achievements and Looking Forward to a New Year

As 2021 draws to a close, the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) is reflecting on our R&D, recent achievements, and recognitions, and getting ramped up for a new year of possibilities for wind energy.