Wind Energy in Missouri

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

Capacity and Generation

Installed Capacity 959 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report

Potential Capacity 278,694 MW Source: AWS Truepower, NREL

Annual Potential Generation
  • 2015 817,397 GWh
  • 2020 866,889 GWh
  • 2030 948,193 GWh
  • 2050 982,227 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.

Maps & Data

Wind Education & Training

Career training and projects at schools in Missouri.

Training Locations

Crowder College

State Technical College of Missouri

Pinnacle Career Institute

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Missouri.

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 Missouri is Midwest Wind Energy Center.

Missouri 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.

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.

The Wind Coalition

The Wind Coalition 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 Wind Coalition is the wind energy industry’s voice within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) systems, which include Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Louisiana. The organization works to expand transmission capacity, increase wind power use within the region, and facilitate wind power export.

Wind on the Wires

Wind on the Wires is a non-profit organization whose 40-plus members include wind and solar developers and manufacturers; non-profit environmental, public interest, and clean energy advocacy organizations; tribal representatives; farmer organizations; and other businesses that support renewable energy. Wind on the Wires creates new opportunities for renewables to participate in the energy marketplace, drives grid policy and transmission planning, and conducts broad education and outreach activities in the Midwest.