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

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August 11, 2020
Distributed wind, small wind turbine
U.S. Distributed Wind Manufacturers Selected to Advance Wind Technologies and Grid Support Capabilities through DOE Competitiveness Impro...
8 new projects aim to drive down cost of distributed wind energy, improve grid support capabilities, and increase turbine certification testing
August 10, 2020
offshore wind turbines
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium Issues Second Request for Proposals
Applications are due October 19, 2020, for Round 3: Electrical Systems and Innovation; Technologies To Mitigate Use Conflicts.
July 23, 2020
Photo of a wind turbine to symbolize energy investment
DOE Announces Nearly $53.4 Million in Small Business Research and Development
Two wind energy projects selected among 49 new Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer projects across 23 states.
July 22, 2020
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium Announces Topics for Next Solicitation
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium Announces Topics for Next Solicitation
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium announces the topics for its second solicitation of industry-prioritized R&D of U.S offshore wind.
June 18, 2020
Two wind turbines in a field.
DOE Announces 2020 Technology Commercialization Fund Selections
DOE announced selections of more than $33 million in funding for 82 projects supported by the Technology Commercialization Fund.
June 4, 2020
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium Announces New Project Awards
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium Announces New Project Awards
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium announces 12 new research projects, representing an investment of $17.3 million.
May 28, 2020
Photo of a large wind farm
DOE Announces $67 Million To Enhance Manufacturing Competitiveness Through Innovation
DOE funding opportunity includes integrated additive manufacturing processes for wind turbine blade production.
May 27, 2020
Photo of wind turbines in Kodiak.
EERE Announces $21.3 Million for Phase I Small Business Innovation Projects
Selected small businesses are receiving Phase I grants that demonstrate technical feasibility for innovations during the first phase of their research
April 1, 2020
Photo of two offshore wind turbines in the ocean.
Energy Department Announces $20 Million Investment in Offshore Wind Resource Characterization and Technology Demonstration
Today, the Energy Department announced a $20 million investment in offshore wind energy resource characterization and technology demonstrations.
February 27, 2020
A photo of a Bergey excel 15 wind turbine.
Competitiveness Improvement Project Issues RFP
Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP) RFP is accepting applications through March 31, 2020.
January 30, 2020
During construction, workers climb out on top of a tall wind turbine and guide 19-ton turbine blades into place.
DOE Announces Funding for Tall Wind Tower Demonstration
DOE announces $5 million in funding for GE Renewables tall wind tower demonstration.
November 19, 2019
Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project Helps Manufacturers Develop, Certify Next-Gen Technologies
The goals of the CIP are to make wind energy cost competitive and increase the number of wind turbine designs certified to national testing standards.
November 13, 2019
an arial view of a city at night showing the night lights.
DOE Announces New Grid Modernization Lab Call Projects
In late 2019, DOE announced the results of the latest Grid Modernization Lab Call with funding of approximately $80 million over three years.
September 30, 2019
robot-deployed autonomous inspection system against the sun and a blue sky.
Happy New (Fiscal) Year!
As we embark on a new fiscal year, we’d like to share some of our key accomplishments from Fiscal Year 2019.
July 3, 2019
august totm drivetrain
Advanced Wind Turbine Drivetrain Trends and Opportunities
High-Efficiency Lightweight Generators Needed for Supersized Turbines on Land and Offshore
July 3, 2019
DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
Awards of $8 million will help researchers develop lightweight, efficient turbine drivetrain systems for tall wind and offshore applications.
June 13, 2019
Offshore wind farm off Rhode Island.
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium Request for Proposals
The National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium has announced the availability of funding for additional offshore wind R&D topics.
May 20, 2019
EERE Helps American Small Businesses with $21.6 Million for Phase I Innovation Projects
American small businesses got nearly a $22 million boost from EERE with Phase 1 Release II selections
April 16, 2019
Falcon on a man with wind turbines in the background.
Request for Proposals (RFPs) to Address Wind-Wildlife Operational Challenges
The subsequent contract will support emerging technologies that detect and deter bird and bat encounters with wind energy facilities.
March 29, 2019
Photo of Offshore Wind.
Request for Proposals for Offshore Wind R&D
The Consortium's RFP is related to offshore wind plant technology advancement, which includes optimizing the performance of wind plants.
March 28, 2019
Photo of a field of wind turbines
Funding Opportunity Announcement for Wind Energy R&D
WETO has issued a $28-million multitopic FOA aimed at enabling wind energy nationwide across all sectors: land-based, offshore, and distributed.
March 13, 2019
research funded bat deterrent technologies to minimize the need for curtailment to reduce environmental impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy
DOE Awards $6.8 Million in Wind Energy Research Projects
DOE selected ten projects totaling $6.8 million that will reduce the impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy on bats and other wildlife.
March 6, 2019
A photo of a Bergey excel 15 wind turbine.
Competitiveness Improvement Project Request for Proposals
The RFP aligns with the office's goals to make wind energy cost competitive with other distributed energy resources.
December 12, 2018
Offshore wind farm off Rhode Island.
National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium
WETO is supporting a $41 million national offshore wind R&D consortium to facilitate the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry.
November 14, 2018
DOE Announces Funding for Advanced Wind Turbine Generator R&D
The FOA invited proposals to develop a lightweight, more efficient wind turbine drivetrain system that minimizes the use of rare earth magnets.