Below are stories about testing facilities, capabilities, and certification featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.

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.

October 13, 2021

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DOE Commissions Open-Source Wind Turbine for Wake Control Research

The National Rotor Testbed is an open platform for testing new wind turbine technologies and collaborating among national laboratories to validate advanced computational models for wind turbines. The platform now includes wake control research.

December 17, 2020

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Energy Department Announces New Projects for Offshore Wind Energy Technology Demonstration and Resource Characterization

Innovative projects support improving the ability to forecast wind power; demonstrating energy production technologies to reduce cost of offshore wind

May 20, 2019

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Wake Steering Performance Evaluated at Scale

Wake steering field trials reveal potential for wind-plant-level control to increase annual energy production 1%–2% and profits by $1 million.