October 13, 2021

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DOE Report Helps Improve Understanding of Offshore Wind Transmission

This DOE literature review summarizes publicly available transmission analyses on the Atlantic Coast, as well as gaps in such analyses, in order to improve understanding of offshore wind transmission options.

October 13, 2021

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National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium Hits Full Stride

The NOWRDC supports research to accelerate the U.S. offshore wind energy industry. Now, with 40 offshore wind R&D awards issued—totaling $28.3 million across 25 states—the organization is driving critical innovation in U.S. offshore wind.

October 13, 2021

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The Future of Offshore Wind Is Big—Literally

As wind turbines and plant sizes grow, is there a point at which costs plateau? Researchers analyze the avg cost per megawatt to develop and maintain offshore wind plants—and how these could change if trends toward larger turbines and plants continue.

October 13, 2021

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Spotlight on SEER: Awareness for Offshore Wind Energy Development

SEER, the U.S. Offshore Wind Synthesis of Environmental Effects Research, is designed to shed light on the environmental effects of offshore wind development, identify existing gaps in information, and prioritize future environmental research efforts.