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 ReportSource: 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.
Wind Education & Training
Career training and projects at schools in South Carolina.
Wind for Schools Project Locations
Policies & Incentives
2 local wind energy ordinances
South Carolina Offices & Organizations
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Clemson University offers the following wind research facilities to meet industry needs:
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.
The South Carolina Energy Office partnered with Santee Cooper to produce a comprehensive set of wind studies in the state, available on this website .
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.