US Wind Turbine Database Files

US Wind Turbine Database Files

TitleUS Wind Turbine Database Files
Publication TypeDatabase
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsBen Hoen, James Diffendorfer, Joseph Rand, Louisa Kramer, Chris Garrity, Hannah Hunt
Date Accessed07/2019

Latest Database Release: USWTDB_V2_1_20190715The latest release includes data on 59,884 turbines covering 43 states plus Guam and Puerto Rico. The most recent turbines added to the USWTDB became operational as recently as the first quarter of 2018, with a few from the second quarter 2019. The oldest turbines in the data set were installed prior to 1990. USWTDB releases generally lag installations by one quarter to allow for merging of the various datasets, visual verification, and quality control.Click here to go to the U.S. Wind Turbine Database website and online viewer, where also the USWTDB data can be downloaded.This site holds the codebooks and memos for each USWTDB data release


A webinar describing the data sources and the data viewer features recorded on April 23, 2018, can be viewed here. A webinar recorded March 19, 2019, describing the API functionality that was added to the USWTDB in March of 2019, can be viewed here.