The DOE/Sandia Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT ) Facility at the Reese Technology Center in Lubbock, Texas, at sunset. Photo credit: Lloyd Wilson.

Wind Energy

Advancing technology, siting wind farms both on and offshore, and reducing wind’s cost of energy.

Sandia’s Wind Energy Technologies Department leads scientific research that furthers the modernization, resilience, and sustainability of our nation’s critical energy assets.

As a trusted DOE laboratory, we strive to advance innovation using world-class testing and computational capabilities to enable and maintain a global supply of clean, affordable and dependable wind-generated energy.

Geoff Klise