Kansas Partner Organisations and Information
- Kansas Rural Center: our WAC partner. Many more useful wind links
- Kansas Energy Office Community Wind Website: includes county wind maps
- Kansas Wind Energy Projects database: tracks utility-scale wind projects statewide.
- Kansas Small Wind Projects Database: list of all known small or community wind turbines installed in Kansas, including those for Wind for Schools.
- Kansas Dept of Wildlife and Parks Wind Resource Planner: links as many GIS data layers for the state of Kansas as possible to the state wind map. Check transmission lines, sensitive species, highways, and more, compared to the wind resource for any given site. Zoom in to activate all the features.
- KDOT Airspace Awareness Tool: helps visualize exclusion zones around Kansas airports.
National Wind (and Solar) Siting Resources
- AWS TruePower Wind Navigator: public-access wind maps linked to Google satellite imaging
- 3-Tier's Firstlook: another tool similar to AWS's.
- NREL's PVWatts: a free online tool to quickly assess solar resources on a roof anywhere in the world.
- NREL's System Advisor Model (SAM): a downloadable program to assess both wind and solar resources at any site in the US. Includes economic tools as well.
National Organisations with Information for Home- and Landowners
- Windustry Webpage for Landowners Considering Leasing: Go here first if a developer is asking you to lease for wind!
- Negotiating Wind and Land Agreements from the Farmers Legal Action Group. One chapter in a larger book, targeted towards land owners.
- An archive of Webinar power points on Leases and Easements
National Wind Organisation Home Pages
- Wind Powering America: US Dept of Energy/National Renewable Energy Lab outreach webpage for wind information
- American Wind Energy Association: for businesses, employment, and everything "wind" in the US
- Windustry: the Community Wind Website
- Danish Wind Energy Association: has an excellent tutorial (Wind with Miller) for kids, as well as a "guided tour" and news and information on wind energy in the EU
- European Wind Energy Assocation
- Canadian Wind Energy Association: Wind in French, or English!