The UMass Wind Energy Center is the national leader in wind energy education, academic research, and government and industry services.

We understand that for offshore wind development to best benefit the United States, innovation is necessary to develop a domestic industry. Furthermore, big-picture thinking maximizes the benefits for everyone. Our vision includes game-changing technology advancements; sensible and streamlined models for permitting, regulation, and data collection and sharing; system-level approaches to offshore wind infrastructure investment and management; and proactive public engagement with stakeholders.