National Renewable Energy Laboratory Studies Determine Gulf of Mexico Well Positioned for Offshore Wind Development

May 14, 2020

Two recent studies conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and funded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management have yielded promising results for the future of offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Mexico. The studies assessed potential offshore energy resources and determined which technologies are the most promising to meet the region's future energy needs. The results will inform national and regional strategic energy planning over the next decade.