Be interesting to see what comes of this...if anything at all.

The Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) is seeking information on facilities that can conduct offshore wind research and development (R&D) in the US, what upgrades to existing facilities or new facilities are needed for the US to be at the cutting edge of offshore wind R&D, and what specific tests and analyses could be carried out at existing, upgraded, or new facilities in order to advance the US offshore wind industry.
https://www.offshorewind.biz/2018/08...8-03&uid=69352