Wind Energy in Oregon
Find wind data and information in Oregon, including maps, capacity, ordinances, and more.
Capacity and Generation
Installed Capacity 3,213 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report
Potential Capacity 297,335 MW Source: AWS Truepower, NREL
Annual Potential Generation
- 2015 558,331 GWh
- 2020 619,683 GWh
- 2030 699,047 GWh
- 2050 726,696 GWh
Policies & Incentives
7 local wind energy ordinances
Wind Education & Training
Career training and projects at schools in Oregon.
Wind for Schools Project Locations
Oregon Offices and Organizations
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Energy Trust of Oregon collaborates with utilities, nonprofits, and government agencies and provides information, cash incentives, and contractor connections to help customers use less energy, generate renewable power, and protect the environment.
This website offers information on renewable energy in Oregon, including programs, incentives, data, and reports.
Renewable Northwest works to expand renewable energy resources in the Northwest through collaboration with government, industry, utilities, customers, and advocacy groups.
Spark Northwest has worked with more than 100 communities, catalyzing 7,227 megawatt-hours annually of clean, renewable energy. From research and evaluation to final implementation, Spark Northwest is equipped to help communities find the clean energy solutions that best suit their needs.