Wind Energy in Wyoming

Capacity & Generation

Installed Capacity 1,488 MW Source: American Wind Energy Association Market Report

MW Under Construction 3,753 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.

U.S. Wind Turbine Database

map of wind turbines in Wyoming

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.

Maps & Data

Wind Education & Training

Career training and projects at schools in Wyoming.

Training Locations

Laramie County Community College

University of Wyoming


Wind for Schools Project Locations

There are no Wind for Schools projects in Wyoming.

Policies & Incentives

Wyoming Incentives

View current Wyoming renewable energy incentives on the DSIRE website.

Renewable Portfolio Standard

There are no Renewable Portfolio Standards for Wyoming.

There are no wind ordinances in Wyoming.

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

WY Cities with 100% Renewable Energy Commitments

There are no cities with 100% renewable energy commitments in Wyoming.

WETO R&D Projects

U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office's Wind R&D Projects Map

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

Wind Turbine Component Manufacturers

map of wind turbines in Wyoming

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.

Wyoming Offices & Organizations

25x'25 Alliance

The 25x’25 Alliance is dedicated to securing 25% of the nation’s energy needs from renewable sources by the year 2025.

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.

High Plains Regional Climate Center

As part of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the High Plains Regional Climate Center provides the public with several ways to access climate data and information and engages stakeholders to learn about and help address their climate-related concerns. The High Plains Regional Climate Center turns climate data from thousands of stations across the country into usable information on the local, regional, and national levels for use in agricultural
decision-making, drought monitoring, water resource management, and more. The center's six-state region covers Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

Interwest Energy Alliance

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).