Wind Energy in West Virginia

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

Capacity & Generation

Installed Capacity 686 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 West Virginia funded by DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, visit the Wind R&D Projects Map and select West Virginia from the dropdown menu.

Maps & Data

Wind Education & Training

Career training and projects at schools in West Virginia.

Training Locations

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in West Virginia.

Policies & Incentives

There are no wind ordinances in West Virginia.

See ordinances in other states or check the DSIRE database of federal and state renewable energy policies and incentives.

West Virginia 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.

West Virginia Department of Commerce

The Division of Energy at the West Virginia Department of Commerce advances the use of West Virginia’s wind and other renewable resources. The division supports technical assistance to commercial power developers and provides information to the general public on renewable energy applications.