Wind Energy in Kentucky

Find wind data and information in Kentucky, including maps, capacity, ordinances, and more in these areas:

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

Capacity & Generation

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

MW Under Construction 0 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report

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

U.S. Wind Turbine Database

map of wind turbines in Kentucky

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 Kentucky.

Training Locations

Bluegrass Community and Technical College


Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Kentucky.

Policies & Incentives


1 local wind energy ordinance

Kentucky Incentives

View current Kentucky renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.

Renewable Portfolio Standard

There are no Renewable Portfolio Standards for Kentucky.

KY Cities with 100% Renewable Energy Commitments

There are no cities with 100% renewable energy commitments in Kentucky.

Kentucky Offices & Organizations

25x'25 Alliance

The 25x’25 Alliance is dedicated to securing 25% of the nation’s energy needs from renewable sources by the year 2025.

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.

University of Louisville Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research

The Conn Center conducts outreach events and provides education materials for middle and high school students, such as science fairs, The Solar Decathlon, The Solar Flight Competition, the renewable-focused Engineering-Expo, and several workshops.