Wind Energy in Nevada
Find wind data and information in Nevada, including maps, capacity, ordinances, and more in these areas:
Capacity & Generation
Installed Capacity 152 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report
MW Under Construction 0 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market ReportSource: U.S. Energy Information Administration's Open Data API, Electricity Net Generation.
U.S. Wind Turbine Database
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.
Wind Education & Training
Career training and projects at schools in Nevada.
Wind for Schools Project Locations
Policies & Incentives
7 local wind energy ordinances
View current Nevada renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.
Renewable Portfolio Standard
NV Cities with 100% Renewable Energy Commitments
There are no cities with 100% renewable energy commitments in Nevada.
WETO R&D Projects
To view a list of wind research and development projects in Nevada funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, visit the Wind R&D Projects Map and select Nevada from the dropdown menu.
Wind Turbine Component Manufacturers
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.
Nevada Offices & Organizations
The 25x’25 Alliance is dedicated to securing 25% of the nation’s energy needs from renewable sources by the year 2025.
The Interwest Energy Alliance is a non-profit trade association that represents the nation’s leading companies in the renewable energy industry, bringing them together with nongovernmental organizations in the West (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming).
The Nevada Governor's Office of Energy offers programs such as renewable energy tax abatements and revolving loans for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy conservation.
Through its WindGenerations program, NV Energy offers one-time cash incentives to NV Energy customers who install small wind systems.