NC School for Science and Math (NCSSM): an introduction to engineering in the wind industry

Meg Lidrbauch, Senior Loads Engineer, at GWT recently had the opportunity to speak at the Morganton NC School of Science and Math to a cohort of STEM high school teachers, where she delved into the captivating world of wind energy engineering. Meg introduced the educators to the variety of topics and problems that engineers face… Continue reading NC School for Science and Math (NCSSM): an introduction to engineering in the wind industry

Murray Fisher, our Chief Engineer joins the panel at NC TOWERS Taskforce Meeting

Murray Fisher, Chief Engineer, at Gulf Wind Technology spoke on a panel at the NC TOWERS Taskforce Meeting in Charlotte on Thursday, 1 February, where he joined other representatives from offshore wind companies in the state to discuss the role they currently play in the states growing industry. Murray shared the GWT vision that blade… Continue reading Murray Fisher, our Chief Engineer joins the panel at NC TOWERS Taskforce Meeting

The Pew Charitable Trusts – Offshore Wind Energy: ‘Endless’ Jobs, Billions for States

We recently contributed to a video by The Pew Charitable Trusts, highlighting the vast potential for offshore wind in the US. “The offshore wind industry represents billions of dollars of opportunity both in terms of manufacturing, installations, and supply chain. There’re huge opportunities for states,” Gulf Wind Technology CEO James Martin says. Among the potential benefits… Continue reading The Pew Charitable Trusts – Offshore Wind Energy: ‘Endless’ Jobs, Billions for States

Fourchon first: Lafourche Parish Port to feature state’s inaugural wind turbine

Lafourche Parish, LA, January 09, 2024 – Gulf Wind Technology approved a lease agreement at the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s (GLPC) December board meeting that will make Port Fourchon the first location in Louisiana to have an actual wind turbine. The wind turbine and its components are currently journeying across the Atlantic to the U.S. Upon… Continue reading Fourchon first: Lafourche Parish Port to feature state’s inaugural wind turbine

Engaging Future Engineers at Jefferson Parish Schools

We are delighted to share the insightful experience Gulf Wind Technology recently had while hosting students from Jefferson Parish Schools. Our team delved into the intricacies of aerodynamics, airfoils, and their role in wind turbine blade design. A notable highlight of the day was witnessing the practical application of wind tunnel testing to validate models.… Continue reading Engaging Future Engineers at Jefferson Parish Schools

Gulf Wind Technology CEO, James Martin, wins Chairman’s Champion award

We are thrilled to announce that our CEO, James Martin, has been honored with the Chairman’s Champion award by the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO). This recognition is a testament to Gulf Wind’s commitment to driving economic growth in the Gulf South through innovative renewable energy solutions. Larry Katz, the Chairman of JEDCO, named James Martin,… Continue reading Gulf Wind Technology CEO, James Martin, wins Chairman’s Champion award

U.S. Economic Development Administration Tech Hubs program

Gulf Wind Technology are excited to be part of the core team building a growth strategy to leverage the U.S. Economic Development Administration Tech Hubs program for Gulf Coast Louisiana. Fantastic work by the Louisiana consortia! The GLOW Propeller consortium brings together public and private partners, including five universities (Louisiana State University, Southern University, Tulane… Continue reading U.S. Economic Development Administration Tech Hubs program

Podcast Discussion: STEM in Wind Energy Engineering

Our Chief Engineer, Murray Fisher, recently engaged in a podcast with the North Carolina School for Science and Math, exploring the intersection of STEM disciplines with wind energy engineering. 🌬️ The conversation covered technical aspects of wind energy engineering, providing a glimpse into the science behind the design and implementation of wind turbines. The discussion… Continue reading Podcast Discussion: STEM in Wind Energy Engineering

‘Power of Wind’ visit to Block Island with Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX)

Gulf Wind Technology leaned-in to the opportunity to support Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) with this ‘Power of Wind’ visit to Block Island. Louisiana is already a powerhouse in the energy market and has its sights set on being a big player in build out of the Offshore Wind supply chain. “This was a moment… Continue reading ‘Power of Wind’ visit to Block Island with Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX)

Jefferson Parish School K-12 STEM engagement

We are enjoying ramping up our K-12 STEM engagement in the region and leaning into our exciting wind energy partnership with Jefferson Parish Schools. This is all part of our Shell sponsored, Gulf Wind Technology Accelerator program, which is developing and demonstrating novel concepts to de-risk the renewable energy addition in the Gulf of Mexico… Continue reading Jefferson Parish School K-12 STEM engagement