Wind Energy in Wisconsin

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

Capacity & Generation

Installed Capacity 737 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report

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

WETO R&D Projects

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

Maps & Data

Wind Education & Training

Career training and projects at schools in Wisconsin.

Training Locations

University of Wisconsin - Madison

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College

Mid-State Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College

Madison Area Technical College

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin 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.

Environmental Law and Policy Center

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.

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides renewable energy education and demonstrations, including training programs for small wind systems and renewable energy certification programs. The group also organizes The Energy Fair, an annual event in Custer, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

RENEW Wisconsin

RENEW Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization dedicated to working on policies and programs that advance renewable energy in Wisconsin.

Wind on the Wires

Wind on the Wires is a non-profit organization whose 40-plus members include wind and solar developers and manufacturers; non-profit environmental, public interest, and clean energy advocacy organizations; tribal representatives; farmer organizations; and other businesses that support renewable energy. Wind on the Wires creates new opportunities for renewables to participate in the energy marketplace, drives grid policy and transmission planning, and conducts broad education and outreach activities in the Midwest.

Wisconsin Wind Works

Wisconsin Wind Works is a consortium of nearly 300 suppliers and manufacturers working collaboratively to satisfy foreign and domestic wind power supply chain needs. It is a collaborative initiative of New North Inc,. a regional non-profit economic development organization, dedicated to building powerful supply chain partnerships to encourage business development in wind energy.