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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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January 20, 2021
august totm wind drive train
DOE Announces Additional Funding for High-Efficiency Lightweight Generator Demonstration
GE to receive $20.3 million to build and test a prototype of their high-efficiency ultra-light low temperature SCG on a wind turbine.
January 20, 2021
DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
DOE Selects Advanced Wind Turbine Generator Projects
Awards will help researchers develop lightweight, efficient turbine drivetrain systems for tall wind and offshore applications.
January 20, 2021
Competitiveness Improvement Project technologies.
U.S. Manufacturers Invited To Participate in Distributed Wind Technology Innovation
DOE and NREL have issued a request for proposals (RFP) and is accepting applications for the CIP for distributed wind.
January 15, 2021
The Energy Department supports development of methodologies and evaluation of offshore wind impacts on wildlife in U.S. Atlantic waters.
Energy Department and Federal Partners Announce up to $14.5 Million for Offshore Wind Environmental Research
Environmental research supports increasing understanding of offshore wind and evaluating impacts on wildlife in U.S. Atlantic waters.
January 5, 2021
Daytime photo of a wind farm with a man standing in the foreground and a hawk perched on this hand.
Happy New Year!
As we usher in 2021, we’d like to share some of 2020's top wind energy R&D achievements.
December 17, 2020
elecric grid, image from space
Energy Department Announces $25 Million in Funding for Grid-Forming Technologies Research
DOE announced up to $45 million for research to advance solar hardware and systems integration, in addition to additional developments.
December 17, 2020
Offshore wind energy
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
December 14, 2020
Photo of power lines, solar panels, a factory smokestack, and a wind turbine.
EERE Announces FY 2021 Phase I Release 2 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I Funding Opport...
Eligible small business can apply to receive up to $200,000 to test their innovative ideas over 12 months.
December 10, 2020
Strategic Priorities and Impact Analysis Team
EERE Launches New Portal for Applying to Funding Opportunities
Organizations interested in working with EERE can use the EERE Program Information Center to find and respond to open funding opportunities.
November 30, 2020
A boat sails near the Siemens' 3.6 MW Offshore Wind Turbine
U.S. Departments of the Interior and Energy Launch New Collaboration for Improved Safety and Environmental Stewardship in Offshore Energy...
DOI Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and DOE have issued a FOA for up to $40 million for the OESI 2.0 to support various improvements.
November 23, 2020
Request for Information on Offshore Wind Transmission System Integration Research Needs
Request for Information on Offshore Wind Transmission System Integration Research Needs
This RFI is intended to inform WETO’s strategic planning on research aimed at lowering the cost of integrating offshore wind power into the grid.
November 16, 2020
DOE SBIR/STTR Programs Office
EERE Announces New FY21 Topics for Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer
EERE’s FY 2021 topics include a commercialization opportunity for a wind turbine blade design developed by Sandia National Laboratories.
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.