Guides, Maps, and Tools
Is your area a good place for a wind energy project? What type of wind energy facility is right for your situation—a small wind turbine or a utility-scale wind farm? How can wind energy development help your community’s economy? What regulations will you need to follow to get your wind energy project up and running? These are just a few of the questions you might have if you’re considering investing in wind energy. The resources on this WINDExchange page, overseen by the U.S. Department of Energy Wind Energy Technologies Office, are intended to help home and landowners, community leaders, utility companies, and other stakeholders weigh the benefits and costs of wind energy, understand the deployment process, and make wind development decisions supported by the best available information.
Models, Data, & Tools
The following wind energy models, data, and tools are designed to aid stakeholders in the siting and development process for wind energy projects.
- Jobs and Economic Development Impact Models
- Local Ordinances Database
- Maps & Data
- Wind Resource Maps
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WINDExchange can assist homeowners, communities, utility companies, and other decision makers in overcoming wind deployment obstacles by providing unbiased information and technical assistance, such as assessing available wind resources, evaluating turbine options, and analyzing electricity costs.
- Distributed Wind Energy Resource Hub
- End-of-Service Wind Turbine Guide
- Engaging Communities in Offshore Wind: Case Studies and Lessons Learned from New England Islands
- Information for Educators
- Land-Based Wind Energy Economic Development Guide
- Land-Based Wind Energy Siting: A Foundational and Technical Resource
- Large Community Wind Handbook
- Offshore Wind Energy Workforce Development Best Practices Resource
- Offshore Wind Energy Workforce Safety Standards & Training Resource
- Small Wind Guidebook
- Small Community Wind Handbook
- Wind Energy Community Benefits Guide
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