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  • Eagles are Making Wind Turbines Safer for Birds

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, one of the Energy Department's 17 national laboratories, partnered with industry to gather data about bird flight patterns, which will help the companies develop technology to reduce bird collisions with turbines.

  • Wind Vision Report Turns One

    March marks the one-year anniversary of the Wind Vision Report which analyzes the prospects of the wind industry through 2050. Wind capacity in the United States reached 74.5 gigawatts (GW) in 2015 and is on target to reach the Wind Vision study scenario of 10% (113 GW) by 2020. Read the report that started it all.

  • Captivating Images of National Laboratory Accomplishments

    Scroll through the slideshow of captivating images and stories that highlight key Wind Program and national laboratory accomplishments in advancing our nation's clean energy future.

  • New Report Shows Domestic Offshore Wind Industry Potential

    The Energy Department released a new report showing strong progress for the U.S. offshore wind market—including the start of construction of the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm.

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