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State Wind Energy Potential

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Oct 3, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

At least 32 states can get 25% or more of their electricity from wind power within their own borders.  This map is updated from our 2010 report and namesake, Energy Self-Reliant States.  Click here for a larger version.

The only updated figure is Maryland, due to a new report on its offshore wind potential.

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