Technical Assistance

WINDExchange is the U.S. Department of Energy Wind Energy Technologies Office platform for disseminating credible information about wind energy. The purpose of WINDExchange is to help communities weigh the benefits and costs of wind energy, understand the deployment process, and make wind development decisions supported by the best available information.

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Regional Resource Centers inform the public about wind energy by raising awareness of its potential benefits and providing data regarding siting issues, such as turbine sound, shadow flicker, and wildlife habitat protection. These centers are designed to simplify the decision-making process for responsible wind project development.

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Models, Data, & Tools

The following wind energy models, data, and tools are designed to aid the siting and development process for wind energy projects.

Guidebooks

WINDExchange can assist homeowners, communities, utility companies, and other decision makers in overcoming wind deployment obstacles by providing unbiased, region-specific information and technical assistance, such as assessing available wind resources, evaluating turbine options, and analyzing electricity costs.

For further assistance contact: windexchange@nrel.gov