Wind Energy in Kentucky

Find wind data and information in Kentucky, including maps, capacity, ordinances, and more.

Capacity and Generation

Installed Capacity 0 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report

Potential Capacity 150,956 MW Source: AWS Truepower, NREL

Annual Potential Generation
  • 2015 308,113 GWh
  • 2020 342,143 GWh
  • 2030 387,262 GWh
  • 2050 398,293 GWh
Source: AWS Truepower, NREL Annual Technology Baseline
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration's Open Data API, Electricity Net Generation.

Wind power potentials reflect the amount of wind power that is technologically possible to have installed in a given region. For more information, see the U.S. wind capacity and potential map and the Wind Vision Report.

Policies & Incentives

1 local wind energy ordinance

Maps & Data

Wind Education & Training

Career training and projects at schools in Kentucky.

Training Locations

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Kentucky.

Regional Resource Center

Regional Resource Centers (RRCs) help address the unique challenges and opportunities of wind energy in key regions of the United States.

The RRC for Kentucky is Southeast Wind Energy Resource Center.

Kentucky Offices and 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.