December 14, 2023

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Inflation Reduction Act Spurs Breakthrough in Domestic Wind Production

Success demonstrates progress in American clean energy manufacturing.

October 30, 2023

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Award-Winning Software Helps Communities Plan Their Clean Energy Transition

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.

September 29, 2023

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Seeing the Light: How Laura Hastings Became a Wind Energy Workforce Champion

Laura Hastings shares a near-death experience that resulted in her unique professional journey in wind energy.

September 26, 2023

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Public–Private Collaboration Paves the Way for Commercial Wind Power Growth

The Wind Turbine Verification Program, established in 1993, introduced electric utilities to emerging wind turbine technologies, created more confidence in wind power, and helped wind energy become the robust renewable energy resource it is today.

September 21, 2023

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Modeling the Future of Wind Energy

WETO's decades-long support of modeling software helps expand wind energy industry's turbine design capabilities

August 23, 2023

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Bends, Twists, and Flat Edges Change the Game for Wind Energy

DOE-funded research led to wind turbine blade breakthroughs that provide more power at lower cost.

August 10, 2023

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How Wind Energy Became Integral to the Modern Grid

Wind energy has joined the energy mainstream, thanks in large part to the wind integration studies funded by the Wind Energy Technologies Office.

June 26, 2023

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Exploring Wind Energy’s Impacts on Wildlife

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 10, 2023

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Airfoils, Where the Turbine Meets the Wind

Airfoils are the foundation of turbine blade designs. Generating lift and drag when they move through the air, airfoils play a key role in improving the aerodynamic performance and structural durability of a turbine’s blades.

September 13, 2022

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EERE Success Story—Commercial Technology Enables Recycling of Wind Turbine Blades

Carbon Rivers, a company that produces advanced material and energy technologies, has commercialized a process that recovers clean, intact glass fiber from decommissioned wind turbine blades