Gulf Louisiana Offshore Wind Propeller

* 2023 Tech Hubs Designee and Strategy Development Grant Recipient

Lead Agency: Louisiana State University

State Served: Louisiana

Applicant-Defined Region: Baton Rouge and New Orleans MSAs

Core Technology Area: offshore wind and renewable energy

Contact: Elsa Hahne (

The Gulf Louisiana Offshore Wind (GLOW) Propeller, led by Louisiana State University, aims to transition Louisiana's energy economy from its legacy of oil and gas to offshore wind and renewable energy. This Tech Hub will leverage Louisiana’s energy infrastructure, port and shipbuilding network, and local workforce to establish a domestic offshore wind supply chain and generate thousands of jobs. Additionally, GLOW Propeller plans to expand harvestable offshore wind sites by developing world-class knowledge, technological expertise, and demonstration projects that contend with geographic challenges endemic to the region.

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