Wind Energy in Ohio

Capacity & Generation

Installed Capacity 1,111 MW Source: American Clean Power Association

MW Under Construction 0 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 Ohio

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 Ohio.

Training Locations

Wright State University

Sky Climber Renewables

University of Dayton

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Ohio.

Policies & Incentives

2 local wind energy ordinances

Ohio Incentives

View current Ohio renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.

Renewable Portfolio Standard
Renewable portfolio standard
12.5% by 2026
OH Cities with 100% Renewable Energy Commitments
  • Cincinnati - 2035
  • Cleveland - 2050

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

Wind Turbine Component Manufacturers

map of wind turbines in Ohio

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.

Ohio Offices & 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.

Environmental Law and Policy Center

The Environmental Law and Policy Center works with colleagues throughout the region to create new jobs and spur economic growth with wind power. The group's work includes expert policy analysis and testimony, as well as coordination with clean tech innovators, manufacturers, developers, and policymakers to identify new opportunities for wind power.

Green Energy Ohio

Green Energy Ohio conducts educational outreach on all forms of renewable energy and provides practical policy advice to private and public decision makers.

Ohio Environmental Council

The Ohio Environmental Council works to the transition the state's power sector toward clean energy sources.


Windustrious champions the City of Cleveland taking advantage of a great natural resource, wind power over Lake Erie, and installing offshore turbines in the lake.