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North Carolina Wind Activities

North Carolina wind resource map.

This North Carolina wind map shows the wind resource at an 80-m height.

This page summarizes wind activities in North Carolina.

Wind Working Group

State Wind Working Groups form strategic alliances to communicate wind's benefits and challenges to state stakeholders.

Anemometer Loan Program

Anemometer data can help businesses, farmers, homeowners, and municipalities determine whether there is enough wind energy at a site to make a wind turbine investment economically feasible. Such data can also aid windfarm developers in determining whether an area is suitable for developing a large, utility-scale wind plant.

80-Meter Wind Map

The wind map can be used as a guide to identify regions for commercial wind development.

90-Meter Offshore Wind Map

The wind map can be used as a guide to identify regions for commercial wind development.

Small Wind Consumer's Guide

This guide provides consumers with information to help them determine whether a small wind electric system can provide all or a portion of the energy they need for their home or business based on their wind resource, energy needs, and economics.

More Wind Activities in North Carolina


Links to websites such as state programs.


Lists upcoming events.

Past Events

List of WINDExchange initiative-related past events.

School Wind Projects

North Carolina has some schools with wind projects.

Educational Programs

North Carolina has some schools with educational programs or trainings.

News and Publications

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11/21/2003 NC News
North Carolina Solar Center Raises Wind Turbine for Student Workshop [..More]
NC Publication
Small Wind
Small Wind Electric Systems: A North Carolina Consumer's Guide [..More]
3/1/2005 NC News
Wind Power Advocate Interview: Dennis Scanlin, Appalachian State University [..More]
4/20/2007 NC News
Small Wind
First Wind Energy Project in Eastern North Carolina [..More]
3/11/2009 NC Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in North Carolina [..More]