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WINDExchange is the U.S. Department of Energy Wind Program's platform for disseminating credible information about wind energy. The purpose of WINDExchange is to help communities weigh the benefits and costs of wind energy, understand the deployment process, and make wind development decisions supported by the best available information.

Featured Projects

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Undergraduate teams design, construct, and develop a plan to market a wind-driven power system.

Regional Resource Centers

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Six centers help address the unique challenges and opportunities facing wind energy in key regions of the country.

Wind Resource Maps

Installed Wind Capacity Maps

Maps that show installed wind capacity by state and its progression since 1999.


Land-based and Offshore Wind Resource Maps

Wind maps for utility-, community-, and residential-scale wind development.

Wind for Homeowners, Farmers, and Businesses

A Small Wind Guidebook is available for each state, along with a detailed 30-m height state wind resource map.


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