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U.S. DOE Announces Winners of Annual Collegiate Wind Competition

July 2, 2021
Students from 13 universities represent the next generation of wind and clean energy professionals.
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Tracking the Rise of Offshore Wind

March 20, 2019
As turbines begin to turn at the world’s largest offshore wind generation facility in Europe, the United States is preparing for a gust of growth.
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First Turbine Now Spinning at What Will Be World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm

Feb. 19, 2019
Ørsted currently operates more than 1,100 offshore wind turbines, has installed approximately 5.6GW offshore wind capacity and has a further 3.4GW under construction.
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DOE Reports Distributed Wind Capacity Has Surpassed 1 GW

Sept. 2, 2018
In 2017, 21 states added 83.7 MW of new distributed wind capacity. Iowa leads all states with 63.5 MW installed distributed capacity.
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DOE’s Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wind Energy

Aug. 7, 2018
You can always add to your knowledge about wind energy. DOE helps you do it with this fun "Top 10" list.
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Deepwater Wind Plans Offshore Wind Farm to Serve Maryland

Jan. 5, 2017
Skipjack Wind Farm Will Deliver Affordable Offshore Wind Energy Far Below State Estimates, Saving Ratepayers Millions of Dollars
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The 8 Most Interesting Things Going On in the Wind Market

Oct. 22, 2016
In case you missed it, the renewable energy market is booming. And one of its most vital cogs is wind energy. These are the eight most interesting things going on in the wind ...
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Scientists Find Way to 'Scavenge' Wind, Solar Energy in Smart Cities

June 8, 2016
The authors introduce a hybridized nanogenerator that consists of a solar cell and a triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG), which can be used to individually or simultaneously scavenge...
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DOE Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

May 26, 2015
The new report highlights the potential for technical advancements to unlock wind resources in regions with limited wind deployment today, such as the Southeast.