The Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) focuses on technological development to improve the reliability and affordability of wind energy and addressing barriers to wind energy deployment. WETO funds research and development activities through competitive solicitations.

WETO does not fund the purchase or installation of wind energy systems by individuals or companies. For information on federal grants and tax incentives for the purchase and operation of wind energy systems, please see the Related Opportunities page.

Solicitation TitleOpen DateClose Date
Fluid Dynamics Research for Wind Energy Applications accepted on rolling basis. 
Prize: Wind Turbine Materials RecyclingJuly 12, 2023

Phase 2 Submissions: Jul. 12, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Installation Noise Reduction and Reliable Moorings for Offshore Wind and Marine EnergySept. 29, 2023Full Applications: Feb. 29, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET
Lab Call: Technology Commercialization FundNov. 14, 2023Full Applications: March 14, 2024, at 3 p.m. ET
Funding Opportunity Announcement: Marine Energy University Foundational R&DJan. 16, 2024

Concept Papers: Feb. 20, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET

Full Applications: April 22, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET

Request for Information: Offshore Wind Research and Development NeedsJan. 18, 2024Feb. 20, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET
Funding Notice: Small Business Innovation Program/Small Business Technology Transfer Program FY 2024 Phase 1, Release 2Jan. 18, 2024Full Applications: March 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET
Notice of Intent: Floating Offshore Wind Energy Technology Advancement Feb. 08, 2024 

View closed opportunities on the Past Opportunities Web page. Although WETO attempts to maintain current information on these solicitations, the official source for funding information is EERE Exchange.

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