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 Title Open Date Close Date

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Operation and Planning Tools for Inverter-Based Resource Management and Availability of Future Power Systems

Apr. 20, 2023

Concept Papers: June 5, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET

Full Applications: Aug. 15, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Offshore Wind 2023 Centers of Excellence

May 9, 2023

Concept Papers: June 8, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET

Full Applications: Aug. 28, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Supporting Small- and Medium-Sized Manufacturers to Produce or Recycle Advanced Energy Property in Energy Communities Feb. 13, 2023

Full Applications: June 8, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Science Foundations for Energy Earthshots

Mar. 21, 2023

Full Applications: June 21, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. ET

Request for Proposals: Improved Safety in the Offshore Wind Industry

April 24, 2023

Full Applications: July 24, 2023, at 11:59 CT

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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