WINDExchange is a platform that shares the best available science and fact-based wind energy information to enable U.S. communities to:
- Make wind development decisions using the suite of WINDExchange resources and tools
- Understand siting, permitting, and installation processes
- Weigh the costs and benefits of wind energy
- Collaborate or partner with many organizations, including non-governmental organizations, academia, and national laboratories.
WINDExchange is supported by the Wind Energy Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy. Facilitated by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, WINDExchange aims to enable well-informed decisions about the appropriate development of wind energy. WindExchange focuses on the dissemination of quality and unbiased information to the public, communities, businesses, organizations, and state and local governments about wind technology as a viable renewable energy option across our nation.
What We Do
WINDExchange aims to provide new tools to help stakeholders better understand wind energy and exchange best practices through the following materials:
- State-specific resources for wind energy development
- Maps of wind resources and installed wind capacity
- A bimonthly e-newsletter
- Webinars and podcasts
- Publications such as economic impact studies and fact sheets
- Educational programs
- Small Wind Guidebook
- OpenEI online resources such as the Wind for Schools Portal.
This page provides contact information.