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Pennsylvania Wind Activities

Photo of Locust Ridge Wind Farm, Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania.

Locust Ridge Wind Farm, Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania. Search for more wind-related photos in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Image Gallery.

Pennsylvania wind resource map.

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

This page summarizes wind activities in Pennsylvania.

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 Pennsylvania

Resources

Links to websites such as state programs.

Past Events

List of WINDExchange initiative-related past events.

School Wind Projects

Pennsylvania has some schools with wind projects.

Educational Programs

Pennsylvania has some schools with educational programs or trainings.

News and Publications

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4/22/2013 PA News
Schools
Middle School Students Compete in Second Annual Pennsylvania KidWind Challenge [..More]
9/25/2012 PA News
Schools
Pennsylvania Wind for Schools Project Celebrates its First Wind Turbine Installation and Welcomes Three New Host Schools [..More]
11/19/2009 PA Agricultural
Econ. Dev.
Policy
Siting
Common Sense Ordinance Model a Key to Fostering Wind Energy Development [..More]
11/9/2009 PA Agricultural
Econ. Dev.
Economic Benefits of Wind Energy Development Woo Local Communities [..More]
10/31/2008 PA Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in Pennsylvania [..More]