projects operating, in construction and contracted
gigawatts of wind developed since 2004
homes powered by operating wind projects
How wind energy works
Turbines spin to generate electricity. Turbines can adjust depending on wind direction.
Transformer increases voltage of electricity.
Electricity travels through transmission lines.
Transformer decreases voltage of electricity.
Electricity travels through collection lines.
Electricity is delivered to customers.
The power of wind is unstoppable.
Land-based wind energy is currently the largest source of renewable power generation, and it is a centerpiece of the clean energy economy. Our wind farms help generate economic stability through family-sustaining job creation, community engagement, landowner payments and tax revenues.
1. “Wind Power Facts,” Jan. 2, 2021, American Clean Power
Wind energy case studies
Grand Ridge Energy Center
Co-locating wind, solar and battery storage solutions to maximize output and efficiency.
Santa Rita East Wind Farm
Partnering with local communities and customers to deliver clean energy where it’s needed most.