About WINDExchange

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) WINDExchange platform provides easy-to-follow resources to help developers, communities, and individuals understand the benefits and impacts of wind energy, wind energy technology, and wind energy project development. We share the best available fact-based wind energy information, empowering U.S. communities to understand and participate in the wind energy siting, permitting, and installation processes.

What We Offer

Our resources include:

Who We Are

WINDExchange is managed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and supported by experts from DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office and national labs, including NREL, Sandia National Laboratories, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. These experts specialize in topics like utility-scale, distributed, and offshore wind energy; wind resource assessment; wind energy and wildlife; the wind energy industry workforce; and more, lending their knowledge and research to the development of WINDExchange’s resources.

Contact Us

If you have questions about wind energy that our existing resources couldn’t answer, please contact us by email.

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Thank you for your interest in wind energy!