The Wind Energy Technologies Office within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) supports the development, deployment, and commercialization of wind energy technologies. Formerly part of the integrated Wind and Water Power Technologies Office, the Wind Energy Technologies Office was created as a stand-alone entity in 2016.

General Information

U.S. Department of Energy—Wind Energy Technologies Office
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
1000 Independence Ave. S.W.
Washington, D.C., 20585
Phone: 202-586-5348


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Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please email the EERE communications team at

Funding Inquiries

If you are an inventor seeking funding to develop a technology, please see our Funding Opportunities web page. We do not fund unsolicited proposals.

For additional information on incentives and subsidies for wind power development and deployment from other sources, see our federal incentives fact sheet.

Turbine Installation Inquiries

If you are interested in installing a wind turbine on your property, see our Small Wind Guidebook.

General Inquiries

Please check our Frequently Asked Questions before reaching out to the contacts below. Responses may be delayed due to the large volume of email we receive.

Program Contacts

Eric Lantz
Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office

Jim Ahlgrimm
Deputy Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office

Shane Beichner
Operations Lead

Liz Hartman
Communications Lead

Mike Derby
Program Manager, Wind Technology

Jian Fu
Program Manager, Grid Integration

Patrick Gilman
Program Manager, Analysis and Modeling

Jocelyn Brown-Saracino
Offshore Wind Lead

Organization chart for WETO.