Wind Leases

Source: FY18 Strategic Plan Annual Report

Wyoming Wind Quick Facts:

  • Wyoming has the 6th-highest wind capacity in the nation. WY ranks 16th in the nation in installation with 1,489 MW of online wind capacity installed (AWEA).
  • OSLI has 24 active wind leases comprising 59,359 acres (OSLI Annual Report).
  • Wind energy produced by Wyoming wind in 2017 powered the equivalent of 408,700 homes (AWEA).

Wind energy leasing of state lands for the exclusive right to convert wind energy into electrical energy is authorized under Chapter 6 of the Board of Land Commissioners' Rules and Regulations.

Wind Energy Lease Contact

Holly Dyer - 307.777.5762 - email: holly.dyer@wyo.gov

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