NRECA Electric Cooperatives & Wind
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Co-ops have significantly expanded their wind energy capacity in the last ten years, and in the process developed ways to integrate this intermittent resource into the grid. Wind development has surged in the last ten years and is now second only to hydro in the co-ops’ renewable portfolio.

cooperatives in states utilize wind as a source of power.

Co-op Wind Capacity (MW)
Some co-ops sell the environmental attributes of power generated using renewable resources
AECI’s Cow Branch Wind Farm. Photo: Associated Electric Co-op

Cooperative Wind Across the Country

Top G&T Co-ops (MW)
Top Distribution Co-ops (MW)

Cooperatives on Wind

Cooperatives Using Wind