Full Title: Advancing the Growth of the U.S. Wind Industry: Federal Incentives, Funding, and Partnership Opportunities
Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: February 1, 2017
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Wind power is a burgeoning power source in the U.S. electricity portfolio, supplying more than 5% of U.S. electricity generation.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) works to accelerate the development and deployment of wind power. The office provides information for researchers, developers, businesses, manufacturers, communities, and others seeking various types of federal assistance available for advancing wind projects. Outlined below are the primary federal incentives for developing and investing in wind power, resources for funding wind power, and opportunities to partner with DOE and other federal agencies on efforts to move the U.S. wind industry forward.