Wind Energy in Missouri

Capacity & Generation

Installed Capacity 2,435 MW Source: American Clean Power Association

MW Under Construction 299 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 Missouri

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 Missouri.

Training Locations

State Technical College of Missouri

Pinnacle Career Institute

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Missouri.

Policies & Incentives

5 local wind energy ordinances

Missouri Incentives

View current Missouri renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.

Renewable Portfolio Standard
Renewable portfolio standard
15.0% by 2021

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 Missouri funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, visit the Wind R&D Projects Map and select Missouri from the dropdown menu.

Wind Turbine Component Manufacturers

map of wind turbines in Missouri

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.

Missouri Offices & Organizations

Advanced Power Alliance

The Advanced Power Alliance is the industry trade association created to promote the development of the wind energy resource as a clean, reliable, affordable, and infinite source of power. The Advanced Power Alliance is the wind energy industry’s voice within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) systems, including portions of Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming. The organization works to expand transmission capacity, increase wind power use within the region, and facilitate wind power export.

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.

Clean Grid Alliance (formerly Wind on the Wires)

Clean Grid Alliance is a non-profit organization whose 40-plus members include wind and solar developers and manufacturers; non-profit environmental, public interest, and clean energy organizations; tribal representatives; farmer organizations; and other businesses that support renewable energy in the Midwest.

Missouri Division of Energy

The Department of Economic Development - Division of Energy provides technical and financial assistance for renewable energy projects to state and local governments, school districts, and other consumers. The Division of Energy also supports market research and demonstration projects that advance the use of clean, domestic energy resources and technologies, such as wind power, and provides information and research on energy issues to all Missourians.

Missouri Energy Initiative

A nonpartisan, nonprofit association, the Missouri Energy Initiative works to increase energy economic development, innovation, and education throughout Missouri and serves as a trusted source of energy information for Missouri and the Midwest.

Renew Missouri

Renew Missouri was founded in 2006 to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency in Missouri.