Pacific Ocean Energy Trust (POET) is a 501(c)3 organization committed to the promoting ocean-based climate solutions. First and foremost, POET supports the responsible development of marine renewable energy in the Pacific Region. Growing out of the Oregon Wave Energy Trust, POET brings fifteen years of experience working on issues relating to marine renewable energy development, with a special emphasis on policy and regulatory matters, better understanding of environmental effects of marine renewables, and stakeholder engagement. POET supports the development of all types of marine renewable technologies including offshore wind, tidal, and wave energy.