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Recording Available: Building the Offshore Wind Supply Chain and Workforce

March 27, 2023

Watch the recording of the March 2, 2023, webinar on the current state and future needs of the U.S. offshore wind energy workforce and supply chain.

DOE Announces New Actions to Accelerate U.S. Floating Offshore Wind Deployment

Feb. 22, 2023

Inaugural Floating Offshore Wind Shot Summit advances technologies to power millions of homes, create good-paying jobs, and strengthen U.S. energy security

Bridging the Wind Energy Workforce Gap

Feb. 21, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy Wind Energy Technologies Office is working to bridge the industry's "workforce gap" by supporting research into land-based and offshore wind energy workforce needs and trends, as well as programs that help prepare the next generation of wind energy workers.

Catch Up on Our Latest Newsletter!

Feb. 7, 2023

Catch up on the February 2023 WINDExchange newsletter!

New Guide Helps Communities Weigh Options for Aging Wind Turbines

Feb. 6, 2023

WINDExchange has released the Wind Energy End-of-Service Guide, which offers details on the processes, methods, costs, and impacts associated with repowering and decommissioning wind turbines.

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A Breezy Guide to Help You Navigate WINDExchange Resource Maps

Jan. 30, 2023

Serving as a hub for both large and small wind energy projects, WINDExchange offers more than 300 wind resource maps and counting, for both land-based and offshore wind resources. But don’t let that number scare you—a breezy guide to help you navigate our wind resource maps is here to help you sail straight to the map you’re looking for!

Funding Is Now Available for School Wind Energy Projects

Jan. 23, 2023

REpowering Schools and national lab offer seed funding for wind energy projects at colleges and universities.

Interior Department Takes Steps to Strengthen Offshore Clean Energy Development

Jan. 12, 2023

USDA Seeking Applications for Rural Energy for America Program Fiscal Year 2023 Funding

Jan. 3, 2023

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement for Underserved and Indigenous Community Microgrids

Dec. 20, 2022

$28 Million Funding Opportunity to Address Key Deployment Challenges for Offshore, Land-Based, and Distributed Wind Energy

Dec. 6, 2022

Supported by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office releases a $28 million funding opportunity that will address wind energy deployment barriers.

WINDExchange Shares Recording of Navigating Offshore Wind Energy Decision-Making Processes Webinar

Nov. 14, 2022

First-of-Its-Kind Study Uncovers Data to Improve Modeling Tools for Small Wind Turbines

Nov. 7, 2022

Webinar Recording Focuses on Renewable Energy Siting Programs

Nov. 4, 2022

WINDExchange Newsletter Issue #223

Oct. 20, 2022

WINDExchange publishes 100-meter wind resource maps for all contiguous United States and Hawaii; a new prize aims to help develop a supply chain and accelerate the market readiness of U.S. floating offshore wind energy designs; a new report analyzes how the U.S. offshore wind energy industry could significantly grow its domestic workforce, and more!

WINDExchange Releases Newsletter Issue #223

Oct. 20, 2022

The latest news from WINDExchange for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2022, including new resource maps, a recently launched floating offshore wind energy prize and shot, wind energy market reports, upcoming and recorded webinars, and more news about wind energy research and tools!

Biden-Harris Administration Announces First-Ever Offshore Wind Lease Sale in the Pacific

Oct. 18, 2022

National Lab Announces New Distributed Wind Project Database

Oct. 4, 2022

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is excited to announce their new Distributed Wind Project Database, sharing data critical for identifying trends and opportunities for growth, as well as prioritizing investments for both the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technology Office and industry stakeholders

A wind turbine floating on a three-legged platform on the ocean.

Floating Offshore Wind Initiative To Help Unlock U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Potential

Sept. 15, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the Floating Offshore Wind Shot, a new $50 million interagency initiative to grow the amount of renewable energy available in the United States by driving the development of floating offshore wind energy.

Illustration of an array of offshore wind energy turbines and a ship moving among them that shows the massive scale of the turbines. One turbine features underwater detail of its substructure, with attached cables going deep into the ocean water. In the corner is a U.S. Department of Energy American-Made Wind Prize logo.

New Floating Offshore Wind Energy Prize To Accelerate Domestic Supply Chain

Sept. 12, 2022

A new competition aims to lower the cost of floating offshore wind energy by 70% by 2035.

100-Meter, Land-Based Wind Resource Maps Now Available for All Contiguous States and Hawaii

Aug. 25, 2022

Now available: 100-meter land-based wind resource maps for all contiguous states and Hawaii as well as several 100-m offshore wind resources maps.

Market Reports Show Continued Growth for U.S. Wind Energy

Aug. 16, 2022

The 2022 editions provide information on pipelines, development, costs, and trends in the land-based, offshore, and distributed wind energy industries.

WINDExchange Publishes Final Offshore Wind Energy Webinar

July 27, 2022

Watch the recording to learn about underwater offshore wind energy technology.

WINDExchange Newsletter Issue #222

July 12, 2022

WINDExchange releases new 100-meter wind resources maps, NREL looks at wildlife and wind energy, and more!

WINDExchange Publishes New 100-Meter Wind Resource Maps

July 12, 2022

DOE Announces Teams to Participate in Phase 1 of the 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition

July 12, 2022

NREL Analyzes Layouts for the First Floating Offshore Wind Energy Lease Areas on the West Coast

May 27, 2022

DOE Announces Winners of 2022 Collegiate Wind Competition

May 19, 2022

Unlocking Distributed Wind Energy’s Potential

May 16, 2022

NREL study identifies opportunities for widespread deployment of distributed wind energy

Distributed Wind Potential, Atmospheric Phenomena, Grid Stabilization and Much More in the Spring 2022 R&D Newsletter

May 16, 2022

DOE releases Spring 2022 edition of the Wind Research and Development Newsletter

Companies Reach Innovative New Heights in Expanding Wind Technology

May 4, 2022

NREL Model Can Predict Golden Eagle Behavior Around Wind Turbines

April 22, 2022

NREL Shines Light (Literally) on Bat Behavior

April 15, 2022

DOE Begins Accepting Applications for 2023 Collegiate Wind Competition

March 30, 2022