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  • 21 March 2015

    Dr. Dan E. Arvizu has announced that he intends to retire at the end of September from his role as the Director and Chief Executive of the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. Arvizu also expects to retire as President of Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, at the end of […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A new geospatial application developed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) allows users to easily and accurately map potential renewable energy resources in the United States. “Ease of use and breadth of data make RE Atlas an excellent tool for policymakers, planners, energy developers, and others who need to better […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Gamesa Technology Corp., Inc. will study and test a variety of components and systems that will guide development of the next generation of wind turbines designed specifically for the U.S. marketplace. The public-private partnership expects to focus on innovations that will enhance the capabilities […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded USD 5.7 million in new funding to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for its activities in the field of floating offshore wind turbines. NREL will work as the prime contractor on three projects within ARPA-E’s Aerodynamic Turbines Lighter and Afloat with Nautical Technologies and Integrated […]

  • 2 August 2012

    A new study of renewable energy’s technical potential finds that every state in the nation has the space and resource to generate clean energy. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory produced the study, U.S. RE Technical Potential, which looks at available renewable resources in each state. It establishes an upper-boundary estimate of […]

  • 18 July 2017
    R&D

    The U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will carry out a new survey to examine the feasibility of various potential offshore renewable energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico, primarily offshore wind.

  • 1 March 2011
    R&D

    Six engineers from Narec’s offshore wind and marine renewable teams will spend this week at the The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Boulder, Colorado. Invited by NREL, as part of a Crada research agreement between the two centres to share resources and experiences in the development of future wind energy test facilities, Narec engineers […]

  • 26 September 2014

    On the 11th and 12th of September NORCOWE and NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) hosted a workshop on FAST. FAST is a wind turbine computer-aided engineering software tool developed by NREL. Through US Department of Energy support, NREL has sponsored the development, verification, and validation of various CAE tools for prediction of wind turbine performance, […]

  • 23 April 2012
    R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ECN signed a Cooperative Research And Development Agreement (CRADA) to strengthen their collaboration in the field of wind energy research. This CRADA strengthens the partnership between the two R&D centers and is based on a long standing cooperation in wind energy research that dates […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    As of June 2018, the offshore wind project development pipeline in the United States includes 25,464MW of planned generating capacity, with projects totalling 2,000MW expected to commence commercial operation by 2023, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded USD 650,000 to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for two floating wind demonstration and testing projects.

  • 29 August 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The New England Marine Renewable Energy Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MREC) announced that it has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The three-year agreement creates a partnership to advance research and development of renewable energy captured from ocean waves, tidal […]

  • 27 August 2015
    R&D

    A recent study performed by the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is helping Norway-based Statoil prepare for the installation of what has the potential to be the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore array. Statoil deployed the first spar-based system called Hywind Demo in 2009, which is still operating […]

  • 14 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released open-access designs of the International Energy Agency (IEA) 15MW reference offshore wind turbine.

  • 14 September 2010
    R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announces the release of a new report that assesses the electricity generating potential of offshore wind resources in the United States. According to the Assessment of Offshore Wind Energy Resources for the United StatesPDF, 4,150 gigawatts of potential wind turbine nameplate capacity (maximum turbine capacity) […]

  • 9 September 2019
    R&D

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has selected the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to carry out a project focused on reducing costs and improving the economic feasibility of floating wind technology. NREL has been awarded USD 300,000 for its Shared Mooring Systems for Deep Floating Wind Farms project, in which it […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Technology

    Sway continues the co-operation with National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Colorado, USA. Early June, NREL re-installed scientific wind, wave and motion measurement equipment on the Sway prototype. This will greatly enhance the value of the Sway testing, and will provide accurate measurement to verify not only the Sway concept, but can also be used […]

  • 20 June 2012
    R&D

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a study called Renewable Electricity Futures, which says that 80% of electricity demand in 2050 could be adequately supplied by renewable sources. Moreover, the agency says that this could be achieved by using the technologies that are currently available, the IEEE Spectrum writes. Wind and photovoltaics could provide […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    A collaborative research project at the U.S. Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology is an effective diagnostic tool for identifying wind turbine yaw misalignment, allowing users to improve wind turbine performance.  This is the first independent scientific field study validating the […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Romax Technology is to receive funding as part of a Department of Energy (DOE) funded project titled “Next Generation Medium Speed Drivetrain Development for U.S. Land-Based and Off-Shore Wind Turbines”. The project, headed by the DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory​ (NREL) has a budget of $700,000 for Phase I, with Romax awarded a proportion of […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D

    Principle Power and Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a floating wind project offshore Humboldt County, California, U.S.

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The construction of floating offshore wind farms in California over the near- to long-term could contribute to economic development in the US West Coast state, especially if significant portions of equipment and services were procured locally, according to a report by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The report, Floating Offshore Wind in California: Gross […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The US state of Oregon’s gross domestic product (GDP) could increase by USD 9.9 billion through a cumulative installation of 5,500 megawatts (MW) of floating wind capacity between 2020 and 2050, according to a report by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) commissioned NREL to analyze two hypothetical, large-scale deployment […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has allocated a grant to the start-up RCAM Technologies to develop its modular concrete offshore wind foundation. The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium selected RCAM Technologies for contract negotiation as part of its second round of wind research and development projects. RCAM’s award, which […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. Energy Department held a live webcast titled “Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind−Market, Manufacturing, & Jobs” on Wednesday, November 19.  Bruce Hamilton from Navigant Consulting Inc. presented Offshore Wind Market Report. This presentation summarized the third annual assessment of the U.S. offshore wind market, which includes developments in the offshore wind technology sector and the global development […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has engaged K2 Management to build a global installation database for offshore wind. The objective is to provide NREL and thereby the US wind industry with easy accessible data on installation times, correlation effects, implications and processes to secure use of best practice and avoid delays […]