Below are stories about siting featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.
October 13, 2021
Offshore wind research buoys are equipped with instruments that can take wind speed measurements as high as 250 meters—the height of today’s wind turbines. Results will help wind power plant operators make investment and siting decisions.
October 1, 2021
WETO and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Rhode Island Sea Grant have partnered to create a new Offshore Wind Liaison position. The Liaison will connect communities with information and research about offshore wind energy development.
June 15, 2021
DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy recently selected four wind-energy-related projects for Small Business Innovation Research Phase I funding. The announcement is part of DOE-wide awards totaling $54 million.
June 2, 2021
Offshore wind turbines can interfere with radar systems used for air traffic control, weather forecasting, and homeland security. To understand potential impacts, the Wind Turbine Radar-Interference Mitigation Working Group hosted a series of webinars.