Wind Energy in Arizona
Find wind data and information in Arizona, including maps, capacity, ordinances, and more.
Capacity & Generation
Installed Capacity 268 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market ReportSource: U.S. Energy Information Administration's Open Data API, Electricity Net Generation.
WETO R&D Projects
To view a list of wind research and development projects in Arizona funded by DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, visit the Wind R&D Projects Map and select Arizona from the dropdown menu.
Wind Education & Training
Career training and projects at schools in Arizona.
Wind for Schools Project Locations
Policies & Incentives
5 local wind energy ordinances
Arizona Offices & Organizations
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Interwest Energy Alliance is a leading regional driver for the responsible expansion of renewable energy in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. The non-profit trade association joins the nation’s renewable energy industry with the West’s advocacy community in a consensus-based, collaborative approach to market development in the West.
Northern Arizona University is home to Arizona’s Wind for Schools Project. Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, the project supports K-12 schools and community colleges in the process of installing small wind turbines and implementing wind energy curriculum in the state. Wind for Schools provides support to rural schools for the installation of anemometer equipment or small wind turbines. Wind for Schools staff members help school districts through the process of permitting and installing this equipment at selected schools, and provide ongoing technical support for the project installations.