Wind Energy in Utah
Find wind data and information in Utah, including maps, capacity, ordinances, and more in these areas:
Capacity & Generation
Installed Capacity 391 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report
MW Under Construction 0 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 Utah.
Wind for Schools Project Locations
Policies & Incentives
13 local wind energy ordinances
View current Utah renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.
Renewable Portfolio Standard
UT Cities with 100% Renewable Energy Commitments
- Cottonwood Heights - City operations by 2022, community-wide by 2032
- Moab - 2032
- Park City - 2032
- Salt Lake City - 2032
WETO R&D Projects
To view a list of wind research and development projects in Utah funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, visit the Wind R&D Projects Map and select Utah 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.
Utah Offices & Organizations
The 25x’25 Alliance is dedicated to securing 25% of the nation’s energy needs from renewable sources by the year 2025.
The Interwest Energy Alliance is a non-profit trade association that represents the nation’s leading companies in the renewable energy industry, bringing them together with nongovernmental organizations in the West (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming).
Utah Clean Energy is Utah’s independent resource for clean energy policy, regulatory, and consumer information.
This page provides a profile of wind energy in Utah and a description of Utah’s renewable energy incentives.