Below are stories about siting featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.
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February 8, 2024
A recent survey from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory solicited information on the current state of siting across the country.
February 8, 2024
A new Berkley Lab analysis finds that despite an expected future reduction in the number of turbines per power plant, the total estimated annual energy output of wind plants will increase due to larger, more powerful wind turbines.
December 28, 2023
Discover how wind energy can help power your community and local economy.
December 12, 2023
A new report for the International Energy Agency Wind Technology Collaboration Programme summarizes the findings of a meeting of global wind energy experts who identify the five Grand Challenges
December 11, 2023
DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory published a study with new findings on the effects of wind energy development on home prices.
November 7, 2023
DOE is requesting information on challenges and opportunities relating to the co-existence of wind energy and radar.
October 30, 2023
Learn how a utility in Fairbanks, Alaska, and a national lab used tools to simulate the impact of clean energy technologies on the city’s power system.
October 24, 2023
The Renewable Energy Potential model can help identify optimal regions for wind plants based on factors like wind resources, land use, topography, and community preferences. It has revealed pathways to Puerto Rico’s clean energy goals.
October 20, 2023
In 2023, the Wind Turbine Radar Interference Mitigation Working Group released an updated strategy to address wind turbines’ interference with critical radar missions, ensuring the long-term resilience of radar operations in the presence of wind turbines.
October 17, 2023
A multiyear project advanced understanding of environmental effects, identified existing information gaps, and described future environmental research efforts needed to responsibly develop offshore wind energy projects in U.S. waters.