The Wind Energy Technologies Office invests in wind energy research, development, demonstration, and deployment activities that enable and accelerate the innovations needed to advance offshore, land-based, and distributed wind systems; reduce the cost of wind energy; drive deployment in an environmentally conscious manner; and facilitate the integration of high levels of wind energy with the electric grid.


How Do Wind Turbines Work?

Learn the basics of how wind turbines operate to produce clean power from an abundant, renewable resource—the wind.

Offshore Wind Research & Development

The U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) funds research nationwide to enable the development and deployment offshore wind technologies that can capture wind resources off the coasts of the United States and convert that wind into electricity.

Heavy seas engulf the Block Island Wind Farm—the first U.S. offshore wind farm.





Feb 26
Distributed Wind 2024 Feb 26 to Feb 29
Apr 22
2024 International Partnering Forum 9:00 AM Apr 22 to 9:30 PM Apr 25 EDT


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