The Wind Industry brings economic development to Kansas. In the last decade, the wind industry has invested more than $7 billion into Kansas wind farms resulting in 13,000 new wind farm, manufacturing and other jobs.
Wind Projects in Kansas
1,721 turbines generate 2,967 megawatts (MW) of electricity in Kansas.
Kansas ranks 9th for total MW installed and total number of utility-scale wind turbines
Current Wind Generation
Wind power capacity doubled in 2012, with 1,441 MWs of Kansas wind generated power added.
19% of Kansas electricity comes from wind.
Over 840,000 average American homes are powered by Kansas wind farms.