US DOE gives $21 million for innovative offshore wind technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $21 million in funding for three projects supporting offshore wind energy technology demonstration and resource characterization. The projects will support offshore wind development by demonstrating innovative technologies not previously commercially used in … Read More

US wants info on offshore wind transmission system integration research needs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a Request for Information (RFI) process regarding the research needs for integration of large-scale offshore wind energy generation into the transmission grid. The purpose of the RFI, issued by DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies … Read More

US boosts 11 hydrokinetic projects with $35 million in research funds

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $35 million for 11 projects which seek to develop new economically competitive hydrokinetic turbine designs for tidal and riverine currents. Illustration/ORPC’s RivGen turbine (Courtesy of ORPC) The funding has been announced as … Read More