Illinois Wind Facts


  • Illinois Wind at a Glance



    Installed Wind Capacity 3,568 MW
    Potential Wind Capacity 249,882 MW
    State Rank for Megawatts Installed 5
    Functioning Wind Projects 46
    Statewide Electricity from Wind Energy 4.7%

    Source: AWEA

  • Installed Capacity

    This interactive chart shows the installed wind capacity in Illinois from 1999-2013. Scroll across the data points to see exact numbers. Use the scroll at the bottom to zoom in to smaller date regions.

    Source: US DOE

  • Energy Mix

    This interactive chart shows the energy mix in Illinois in 2013. Scroll across the pie to see percentages. Data from US Energy Information Administration

    Source: US Energy Information Administration

  • Wind Map


    Source: US DOE WindExchange

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