Where Is Wind Power?
WINDExchange offers maps to help you visualize the wind resource at a local level and to show how much wind power has been installed in the United States.
If you want to know how much wind power is in a particular area, these wind resource maps can give you a visual indication of the average wind speeds to a local level such as a neighborhood. These maps have been developed using the same mathematical models that are used by weather forecasters and are even used to estimate the wind energy potential—or how much wind energy could potentially be produced at the state level, if wind power were developed there.
Wind energy delivers substantial economic benefits to rural communities across the country. If you want to know where or how much wind power has been installed, see the installed wind capacity maps.