Allred Commends UTD on $3 million Federal Research Grant on High Tech Wind Energy

September 20, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today applauded the University of Texas at Dallas for earning a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The grant will be used to develop technology around offshore wind turbine systems.  

“This is exactly the kind of work Texans have been leading on, and with this grant we can help ensure that North Texans will continue to lead the way on ground breaking wind energy research,” said Allred. “I congratulate UTD on this effort and I’m dedicated to continuing to support programs like ARPA-E that will help drive innovation that will help create good clean energy jobs down the road.”

The grant was issued as part of ARPA-E’s Atlantis program, which supports technology development for floating offshore wind turbines. Learn more here