STEM for Marine Energy
This information-sharing portal is designed to help spur innovation and growth in the marine energy technologies industry and support workforce development.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for Marine Energy
Marine energy technologies play an important role in the growing renewable energy industry, but there are not enough workers to fill open jobs in the industry. To continue to spur innovation and growth in these exciting technology areas, the industry needs to inspire the next generation of marine energy workers. The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are developing the STEM for Hydropower and STEM for Marine Energy portals to help interested students learn and to provide resources for academia and industry to educate the future workforce.
Workforce Data & Analysis
News & Announcements
Department of Navy STEM Education & Workforce Program The Office of Naval Research is interested in proposals to cultivate a diverse, world-class STEM workforce to maintain the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ technological superiority. The funding opportunity announcement encourages programs that improve the capacity of education systems and communities to create impactful STEM educational experiences for students of all ages and the naval-related workforce. Applications are due October 8, 2021.
Video: Wave Energy Could Slash Our Use of Fossil Fuels Vice News released an 8-minute video showcasing the abundant opportunities for harnessing the power of waves along the coasts of the United States. The video also points out just how complicated development of the technology to generate electricity from waves can be.