DOE announced the first marine energy projects for the PacWave test site in Oregon.

The 20-MW PacWave South wave energy test site off the Oregon coast kicked off with eight ocean energy projects, with a combined $25 million in federal funding to support technology research, development, and demonstration at the trailblazing facility.

The projects are among the first at an actual open-water test facility that is dedicated to accelerating wave energy technology to commercial viability.

PacWave South is one of two test areas located off the Pacific Coast near Newport, Oregon.

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