“The winning teams all demonstrated designs that are realistic and represent progress toward wide-scale, domestic floating offshore wind energy manufacturing and deployment in the United States,” said Alejandro Moreno, Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. “They help lay the foundation for a thriving domestic offshore wind energy industry, which can provide clean, renewable energy to millions of American households, support good paying jobs, and revitalize port communities."
Each Phase One winner will receive $100,000 cash and $75,000 in vouchers for technical support provided by DOE national laboratories.
"Learn about offshore wind business innovations from the winners of Startup Alley."
SeaAhead has selected 12 startup companies to deliver five-minute pitches to IPF attendees and participate in a moderated Q&A session. Congratulations to the following companies (see below) who have been selected to present their business innovations at 2023 IPF! Companies will present their pitches in two sessions on Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30.
"California’s coming offshore wind boom faces big engineering hurdles"
The US is auctioning off its first floating offshore wind power sites this week, which could unlock a vast new source of clean electricity along the West Coast.
Aikido Technologies Selected for Breakthrough Energy Fellowship Program, Bill Gates’ Climate Innovation Foundation
Breakthrough Energy Fellows Project
To bring floating offshore wind closer to cost parity with other forms of renewables, Aikido Technologies is developing three game-changing technologies to cut the levelized cost of electricity of floating wind.