Below are stories about siting featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.
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September 28, 2023
To support the nation’s Justice40 Initiative and address historical energy inequities across the United States, the Wind Energy Technologies Office is funding community engagement research to create a more just and equitable clean energy future.
September 21, 2023
DOE Wind Energy Technologies Office Selects 15 Projects Totaling $27 Million to Address Key Deployment Challenges for Offshore, Land-Based, and Distributed Wind
WETO has selected 15 projects for negotiation for award to lower costs and address barriers to deployment of wind energy, ranging between $500,000 and $4,500,000.
September 21, 2023
DOE Opens $10 Million Program to Improve Planning, Siting, and Permitting for Large-Scale Renewable Energy
Applications can now be submitted for a $10 million funding and technical assistance program to expand state and local government capacity to support the planning, siting, and permitting of large-scale renewable energy projects on private land.
August 31, 2023
Proposed National Guidance on Responding to Munitions and Explosives of Concern in the Federal Register
The U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System has published and invites public comment on draft guidance on Responding to Munitions and Explosives of Concern in U.S. Federal Water.
August 15, 2023
In this new article, learn about the types of zoning ordinances in effect and how they could change the amount of available land over time.
August 1, 2023
U.S. Department of Energy Launches Program to Expand State and Local Capacity for Renewable Energy Planning, Siting, and Permitting
Initiative will support states and local communities as they plan for and evaluate proposed development of large renewable energy facilities
July 12, 2023
With funding from the Wind Energy Technologies Office, Oregon State University is developing a wildlife detection platform for land-based and offshore wind turbines.
June 26, 2023
For more than 30 years, research funded by the Wind Energy Technologies Office has addressed wind energy’s effects on wildlife and the environment.
May 17, 2023
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reviewed studies that focused on the technical evaluation of offshore wind energy transmission through potential points of interconnection along the coastlines of California, Oregon, and Washington.
April 18, 2023
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