Wind Energy in Ohio
Find wind data and information in Ohio, including maps, capacity, ordinances, and more in these areas:
Capacity & Generation
Installed Capacity 864 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report
MW Under Construction 388 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 Ohio.
Wind for Schools Project Locations
Policies & Incentives
11 local wind energy ordinances
View current Ohio renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.
Renewable Portfolio Standard
OH Cities with 100% Renewable Energy Commitments
- Cincinnati - 2035
- Cleveland - 2050
WETO R&D Projects
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
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
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 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.
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 conducts educational outreach on all forms of renewable energy and provides practical policy advice to private and public decision makers.
Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation is a public-private nonprofit partnership devoted to catalyzing the offshore wind industry in the Great Lakes Region.
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.