Where Are We Now: The U.S. Department of Energy Makes Strides to Advance Offshore Wind in the United States

In less than two years, the Wind Program is well on its way down the path laid out by the National Offshore Wind Strategy. In 2011, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced 41 projects in the areas of offshore wind technology development and market barrier removal, totaling more than $43 million in DOE funding. Each of the projects targets a specific knowledge gap identified in the market and industry analyses that were conducted when preparing the National Strategy. These projects are diverse in scope and represent a broad range of geographic and technical interests. More.

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