USA wind

Wind is now the leading source of renewable energy in the US.
Total installed capacity

146 GW

Percentage of electricity mix


Long-term sustainability target

Net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Wind power in the US has undergone significant development in the past few years. Wind is now the largest renewable energy source in the US, having overtaken hydropower in 2019. In 2021, almost 380 TWh were generated by wind power. This contributes to the US’ goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.