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Facilitating commercialization, informing policy and regulation, and educating the workforce of tomorrow


The Pacific Marine Energy Center is a consortium of three universities focused on the responsible advancement of marine energy.  Researchers from the University of Washington, Oregon State University and University of Alaska Fairbanks work closely with a variety of stakeholders, including marine energy device developers, community members, ocean users, federal and state regulator, and government officials to address key challenges of wave, tidal, in-river energy, and offshore wind technologies.  




Research & development, testing, and outreach

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Students, staff and faculty across our three institutions

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