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
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs Phase I Release 2 Dec. 12, 2022

Letters of Intent: Jan. 3, 2023

Full Applications: Feb. 21, 2023

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Addressing Key Deployment Challenges for Offshore, Land-Based, and Distributed Wind

Dec. 6, 2022

Concept Papers: Jan. 20, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET

Full Applications: Mar. 10, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET

Beginning September 30*, all applicants will need to have a account to access eXCHANGE and apply to open opportunities. The use of to access eXCHANGE will be optional between July 30 and September 30*, to allow users to get familiar with the new process. For more important information about this change, please read the MFA Quick Guide.
*Date is tentative and subject to change.

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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