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Learn About Wind

Learn about how wind energy generates power; where the best wind resources are; how you can own, host, partner with, and support wind power; and how and where wind energy has increased over the past decade.

What Is Wind Power?

Learn about how wind energy generates power, about wind turbine sizes and how wind turbines work, and how wind energy can be used. Also read examples of financial and business decisions.

Where Is Wind Power?

Go to maps to see the wind resource for utility-, community-, and residential-scale wind development. Or, see how much energy wind projects are producing.

How Do I Get Wind Power?

Learn how you can own, host, partner with, and support wind power projects.

U.S. Installed Wind Capacity

See how wind power has increased over the past decade.