Wind Energy in South Carolina

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

Capacity & Generation

Installed Capacity 0 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration's Open Data API, Electricity Net Generation.

WETO R&D Projects

To view a list of wind research and development projects in South Carolina funded by DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, visit the Wind R&D Projects Map and select South Carolina from the dropdown menu.

Maps & Data

Wind Education & Training

Career training and projects at schools in South Carolina.

Training Locations

Clemson University

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in South Carolina.

South Carolina 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.

Clemson University

Clemson University offers the following wind research facilities to meet industry needs:

  • -The Duke Energy eGrid that provides wind turbine manufacturers the ability to test mechanical and electrical characteristics of their machines
  • -The Energy Innovation Center, providing testing and validation services.

Savannah River National Laboratory

Researchers at Savannah River National Laboratory are leveraging the lab's nuclear core competencies in chemistry, material science, and engineering to develop advanced solutions for wind, solar, and bioenergy.

South Carolina Energy Office

The South Carolina Energy Office partnered with Santee Cooper to produce a comprehensive set of wind studies in the state, available on this website .

Southeastern Wind Coalition

The mission of the Southeastern Wind Coalition is to advance the wind industry in ways that result in net economic benefits to industry, utilities, ratepayers, and citizens of the Southeast. The coalition focuses on supply chain growth, economic development, job growth, and wind energy development in the region with solutions that are beneficial to industry and utilities and result in net economic benefits to citizens and ratepayers.