Wind Energy in Hawaii

Capacity & Generation

Installed Capacity 233 MW Source: American Clean Power Association

MW Under Construction 0 MW Source: American Clean Power Association

Based on EIA data from 2022

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration's Open Data API, Electricity Net Generation.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration. Net Generation from Wind. Updated Annually.

U.S. Wind Turbine Database

map of wind turbines in Hawaii

The United States Wind Turbine Database (USWTDB) provides the locations of land-based and offshore wind turbines in the United States, corresponding wind project information, and turbine technical specifications. The creation of this database was jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Wind Energy Technologies Office via the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Electricity Markets and Policy Group, the U.S. Geological Survey Energy Resources Program, and the American Wind Energy Association.

Maps & Data

Wind Education & Training

Career training and projects at schools in Hawaii.

Training Locations

There are no wind training programs listed for Hawaii.

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Hawaii.

Policies & Incentives

Hawaii Incentives

View current Hawaii renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.

Renewable Portfolio Standard
Renewable portfolio standard
100.0% by 2045

There are no wind ordinances in Hawaii.

See ordinances in other states or check the DSIRE database of federal and state renewable energy policies and incentives.

HI Cities with 100% Renewable Energy Commitments
  • Hawaii has a statewide goal - 2045

WETO R&D Projects

U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office's Wind R&D Projects Map

To view a list of wind research and development projects in Hawaii funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, visit the Wind R&D Projects Map and select Hawaii from the dropdown menu.

Wind Turbine Component Manufacturers

map of wind turbines in Hawaii

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Wind Prospector tool is a web-based Geographical Information System that supports resource assessment and data exploration for wind development. Wind Prospector includes a data layer dedicated to the locations of U.S. wind turbine and component manufacturing and supply chain facilities. Corporate headquarters, service facilities, material suppliers, R&D and logistics centers, and smaller component manufacturers (e.g., bolt manufacturers) are not included. The list of facilities included is not intended to be exhaustive.

Hawaii Offices & Organizations

Clean Energy Group

Clean Energy Group is a leading national, nonprofit organization working on innovative policy, technology, and finance programs in the areas of clean energy and climate change. The group's projects concentrate on climate and clean energy issues at the state, national, and international levels and include stakeholders from governments and the private and nonprofit sectors. Clean Energy Group assists states to create and implement innovative practices and public funding programs for clean energy project deployment; creates networks of U.S. and international policy makers to address climate stabilization strategies; and advances effective distributed innovation theories, finance, and commercialization tools for new climate technologies.

Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative

The Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative is setting goals to achieve 100% clean energy by 2045. Learn about energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy planning, and clean transportation in the state.

Hawaii Natural Energy Institute

The Hawaii Natural Energy Institute develops, tests, and evaluates renewable energy technologies as a research unit of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa. The Institute leverages its in-house work with public-private partnerships to demonstrate real-world operations and enable integration of emerging technologies into the energy mix.

Hawaii State Energy Office

Hawaii has a bold energy agenda: to achieve 100% clean energy by the year 2045. Learn more about its renewable future.