Pacific Ocean Energy Trust (POET)

Committed to the responsible development of marine renewable energy in the Pacific Region.

Championing Ocean-Based Climate Solutions

Annual Marine Energy Conference – Portland, Oregon

OREC 2023!

Our annual marine energy event, Ocean Renewable Energy Conference, is just around the corner. The event will run earlier than previous years, June 21–22, at a new location, the World Forestry Center in Portland's West Hills. Click to register today, and visit our OREC site for much more information.

We can't wait to see you all again soon!

Network Director

Testing, Expertise for Marine Energy Developers

Serving as the Network Director for the Department of Energy's TEAMER program, POET connects marine energy developers with testing, expertise, and infrastructure from the nation's top research facilities. With this support, they can refine and validate their technologies—and ultimately bring them to market.

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POET Webinars

WORKSHOP: Inflation Reduction Act, Renewable Energy

Thank you for joining us for this workshop hosted by POET and presented by K&L Gates on how the Renewable Energy Industry can benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act. Topics discussed included extensions and tweaks of several popular credits, along with new credits for manufacturing related to the renewable energy sector that could help drive increased investment in American manufacturing. View the recording and others on our Webinars page.

Program Coordinator

Connecting Industry, Academia, Labs

The University Marine Energy Research Community (UMERC), coordinated by POET, seeks to strengthen the connections between members of industry, national laboratories, and universities to foster collaboration within the U.S. marine energy research community and amplify the impacts of foundational research.

Join the UMERC member portal today!

POET's Mission

We are focused on addressing the threat of climate change from a maritime perspective.
From our original mission to promote the responsible development of marine energy, we have expanded our mission:

Foster ocean-based climate solutions

Offshore Wind Conference

EVENT: Northwest Offshore Wind Conference 2023

PORTLAND, Ore.—On February 28 – March 1, 2023, POET gathered key stakeholders at the Northwest Offshore Wind Conference to focus on Offshore Wind in the region. The goal: to benefit ALL our communities, strengthen our energy security, and help us meet our clean energy goals. Thanks so much for joining us and making this inaugural conference a huge success! The event may be over, but you can check out the conference archive on the NOW Conference page.

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