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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, academic and National Laboratory researchers, 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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