Statement by POET on New Biden Administration Goals for Floating OSW and Oregon Dept of Energy Report

September 15, 2022

The future of offshore wind on the west coast is brighter, or windier, than ever. President Biden’s announcements today, along with the publication of the Oregon Department of Energy’s assessment of offshore wind for Oregon, reinforce the importance and imminence of this clean energy source. Oregon’s world class wind resource…

POET’s Jason Busch on SmartBrief

September 9, 2022

Jason Busch, POET Executive Director, was the featured guest on the SmartBrief Renewable Energy podcast on September 9, 2022, hosted by Sean McMahon. Their wide-ranging conversation covered technology, policy, social, and infrastructure issues facing the marine renewable energy industry, and gave a preview of POET’s upcoming Ocean Renewable Energy Conference…

“The Wind is Energy Transformation”

August 12, 2022

Shannon Souza, POET’s Policy Director, believes in an inclusive, renewable energy future that works for everyone. #OffshoreWind has the potential to lead this movement in the Pacific Northwest—creating jobs, empowering communities, and securing energy independence. Learn all about her vision in this video produced by Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Initiative.

EVENT: Offshore Wind Drinks

October 26, 2021

October 28, 2021, 5:30 p.m. PT @ Space Room Lounge You are invited to the Offshore Wind Drinks Oregon event! Take this opportunity to share updates, network, and celebrate the strength of our community. Find more info and RSVP on eventbrite here.


October 25, 2021

Blue Economy Innovation Catalyst Seeking an independent contractor (individual or company) to fulfill a Blue Economy “Innovation Catalyst” (IC) role and help develop Oregon’s maritime ecosystem, including blue economy (BE) tools and technologies in partnership with the Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC). Innovation Catalysts have experience starting…

April 27, 2021

You won’t want to miss this lively and interesting panel discussion about ocean energy in the Pacific Northwest.Grab something for lunch while you: Learn about ocean energy options, progress and challenges Hear the next steps for OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center and Oregon RAIN’s partnership to support and build Oregon’s…

Webinar – Subsea Transmission Solutions for OSW between California and Oregon

April 19, 2021

Date: May 12, 10:00 AM Pacific Time Registration Required. Register HERE Oregon and California share an extraordinary resource and opportunity. In the offshore area north and south of the Oregon and California border lies the best wind resource in the western half of the nation. Offshore winds, the product of…

Webinar – US Department of Energy West Coast Offshore Wind Energy Research

October 9, 2020

October 29th from 10:00am to 11:45am PT. Registration is Required – Register HERE The U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) will present a diversified portfolio of early-stage offshore wind research and development research including efforts to advance floating offshore wind on the West Coast. This webinar will…

Renewable and Resilience Policy Discussion – October 1, 12pm – 1pm

September 22, 2020

POET’s Policy Director, Shannon Souza, will join Don Sampson with the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians to discuss renewable and resilience policy during Making Energy Work’s quarterly call. Join in October 1 at 12pm PT: Meeting ID: 884 5058 9463One tap mobile+12532158782,,88450589463# US (Tacoma)+13462487799,,88450589463# US (Houston)

POET Webinar – Wind Resource Characterization off the Coast of California

July 30, 2020

Join us for the next event in POET’s Webinar Series, “Wind Resource Assessments” on August 27th from 10:00am to 11:45am PT. Pre-registration is required and can be done quickly by clicking on the link below. As many of you are likely aware, POET had to cancel our annual conference, the 2020…