In 2018, wind energy generated within California totaled 14,244 gigawatt-hours (GWh) or 7.3 percent of the in-state total power generation. Wind energy power plants generating in California during at least part of the year had a total capacity of 6,004 megawatts.

Note: Listings that show “CAISO In-State Wind Generation” indicate an estimate has been used in place of WPRS (Wind Performance Reporting System) data. WPRS came into effect for the 2014 calendar year. Starting in 2015, CAISO generation data may be published as a preliminary estimate until validated WPRS data becomes available. The CAISO estimates do not always carry the source county data so the default is “ALL” to refer to counties in California.

Contact: Michael Nyberg

 

Wind Production (Instate)



YearCompany NameEIA
Plant ID
CEC
Plant ID
Plant NameState Capacity (MW) Gross MWh Net MWh
2018Alta Wind VIII LLC57835W0393Alta Wind VIII, LLCCA150.0277,077277,077
2018BP Wind Energy North America50553W0391Edom Hills Project 1, LLCCA20.037,70037,700
2018CalWind Resources Inc10191W0284Wind Resource I (Calwind Wind Resource I)CA8.714,33714,337
2018CalWind Resources Inc54909W0320Wind Resource II (Calwind)CA20.048,42248,422
2018Coram California Development LP57962W0408Coram California Development, LPCA102.0282,009282,009
2018Difwinds Farm Ltd V54685W0386Difwind Farms LTD VCA8.08,7938,793
2018EUI Management PH Inc10027W0268Windparks Unlimited 1 and 2CA25.240,32240,322
2018EverPower Wind Holdings Inc57833W0406Mustang Hills LLC (Alta Wind VI Energy Center)CA150.0440,887440,887
2018Foundation Windpower57594W0395Teichert VernalisCA1.51,9211,921
2018Foundation Windpower57626W0396Safeway TracyCA2.02,6622,662
2018Foundation Windpower57792W0397IEUACA1.0395395
2018Foundation Windpower57791W0398Anheuser-BuschCA1.52,5822,582
2018Foundation Windpower58112W0399Cemex MadisonCA1.01,6491,649
2018Foundation Windpower58105W0400Wal-Mart Red BluffCA1.01,3631,363
2018Foundation Windpower58113W0401Robertsons Ready-MixCA2.09,5899,589
2018Foundation Windpower58114W0402Nestle WatersCA3.213,16513,165
2018Foundation Windpower58102W0403Cemex BMQCA3.03,2943,294
2018Foundation Windpower58105W0404Cemex River PlantCA3.22,9392,939
2018Foundation Windpower58104W0405Superior FarmsCA1.01,5971,597
2018Foundation WindpowerMissingW0456Anheuser-Busch #2CA1.63,5113,511
2018FPL Energy Operating Services Inc54647W0270Terra-Gen Mojave Windfarms (TPC Wind Farms - Tehachapi Power Purchase Trust)CA28.364,43964,439
2018FPL Energy Operating Services Inc52143W0312Mojave 3 (Mojave 3-4-5 (Desertwind II PPC Trust) - 6113)CA23.559,21159,211
2018FPL Energy Operating Services Inc50536W0357Solano Wind 1,2 (SMUD Solano Phase 2)CA102.2211,632211,632
2018FPL Energy Operating Services Inc55152W0358Shiloh I Wind (Victory Garden Prtnr PHIV)CA150.0387,676387,676
2018FPL Energy Operating Services Inc50823W0364Dillon WindCA45.0146,855146,855
2018FPL Energy Operating Services Inc52143W0365Difwind Farms LTD ICA6.56,9966,996
2018FPL Energy Operating Services Inc52143W0366Difwind Farms LTD IICA4.21,3981,398
2018Hatchet Ridge Wind LLC56654W0369Hatchet Ridge Wind, LLCCA101.2258,503258,503
2018International Turbine Research10005W0354International Turbine Research Inc. (Retired June 14, 2018)CA18.49,4749,474
2018Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)56433W0368Pine Tree Wind Power PlantCA135.0291,923285,189
2018Mesa Wind Power Corporation50535W0260Mesa Wind Power CorporationCA29.95,0555,055
2018Mojave 16/17/18 LLC50822W0313Mojave 16, 17, 18 (Mojave 16-17-18 (Desertwind III PPC Trust) - 6063-6114)CA83.6120,863120,863
2018NextEra Energy Resources LLC57201W0371FPL Energy Montezuma Winds LLCCA36.8100,413100,413
2018NextEra Energy Resources LLC57701W0392Montezuma Wind IICA78.2225,977225,977
2018NextEra Energy Resources LLC57700W0394Vasco Wind Energy CenterCA78.2210,358210,358
2018NextEra Energy Resources LLC50013W0423Diablo Wind LLCCA18.078,59778,597
2018North Sky River Energy LLC58121W0414North Sky River, LLCCA162.0459,333459,333
2018Not Available50552W0258Cabazon Wind Partners, LLCCA40.9113,364113,364
2018Not Available50532W0271Wind Stream Operations 6039 (Zond Systems Inc - 6039)CA6.38,2488,248
2018Not Available50532W0272Wind Stream Operations 6040 (Zond Systems Inc - 6040)CA6.78,4948,494
2018Not Available50532W0273Wind Stream Operations 6041 (Zond Systems Inc - 6041)CA4.55,4645,464
2018Not Available56570W0274Wind Stream Operations 6042 (Zond Systems Inc - 6042)CA6.39,9919,991
2018Not Available52161W027585A (Zond Systems Inc - 6043)CA14.115,64315,643
2018Not Available52163W027685B (Zond Systems Inc - 6044)CA21.118,64018,640
2018Not Available50536W0289Sky River Partnership (ESI Energy Inc - 6065)CA69.8120,275120,275
2018Not AvailableMissingW0304Victory Gardens IV (6103)CA20.729,01429,014
2018Not Available52161W0306Terra-Gen 251 Wind (Zond Monolith X)CA16.921,94721,947
2018Not AvailableMissingW0310Wind Stream Operations 6111 (AES Tehachapi Wind - Zond Systems Inc - Northwind)CA6.37,3717,371
2018Not Available50533W0311Painted Hills Wind Developers (Zond Systems Inc - 6112)CA19.229,90829,908
2018Not AvailableMissingW0465Scheid VineyardsCA1.93,8123,812
2018Not Available61066W0466CDCR-LACCA1.94,2684,268
2018Not Available61582W0471Voyager Wind II, LLCCA128.712,86812,868
2018Not Available61583W0472Voyager Wind III, LLCCA43.21,0981,098
2018Not Available61584W0473Voyager Wind IV, LLCCA21.61,5721,572
2018Oasis Power Partners LLC56302W0385Oasis Power Partners, LLCCA60.0185,966185,966
2018Pettern Energy (Ocotillo LLC)57514W0409Ocotillo Express LLCCA265.4575,314575,314
2018Ridgetop Energy LLC54931W0265Ridgetop Energy II (Cannon Energy Corp)CA46.9137,760137,760
2018Ridgetop Energy LLC10597W0297Ridgetop Energy (Cannon Energy Corp - 6092)CA28.545,13445,134
2018San Gorgornio Farms Inc50281W0261San Gorgonio Farms Wind FarmCA30.990,53490,534
2018San Gorgornio Farms Inc10718W0286Karen Avenue Wind FarmCA11.731,62631,626
2018Seawest Energy Group54258W0277Phoenix Wind (Section 20 Trust)CA2.100
2018Seawest Energy Group50820W0278East Winds Project (NAWP Inc)CA3.07,4257,425
2018Seawest Energy Group40485W0292Altech III (NAWP Inc. - 6087)CA18.29,1609,160
2018Seawest Energy Group57302W0299Green Power I (Dutch Energy Corp)CA16.214,79014,790
2018Seawest Energy Group56075W0355High WindsCA162.0345,306345,306
2018Seawest Energy Group58092W0356Solano Wind 3 (SMUD Solano Phase 1)CA127.8353,150353,150
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0259Mogul EnergyCA4.000
2018See WPRS for details50386W0262Windland Inc Boxcar ICA7.514,37614,376
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0301Windland Inc Boxcar IICA7.816,04416,044
2018See WPRS for details50754W0319Oak Creek Wind PowerCA31.565,00165,001
2018See WPRS for details10586W0360Mountain View IIICA22.468,97568,975
2018See WPRS for details54686W0374Difwind Farms Ltd VICA22.334,84734,847
2018See WPRS for details54453W0380EDF Renewable Windfarm V Inc (ENXCO V)CA15.53,4843,484
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0390Golden Acorn CasinoCA1.04,1144,114
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0413WAGNER WIND, LLCCA6.013,77613,776
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0420Manzana WindCA189.0514,106514,106
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0421Shiloh III Wind Project, LLCCA102.5284,463284,463
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0422Shiloh IV Wind Project, LLCCA102.5299,995299,995
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0426Buena Vista Energy LLCCA38.098,29198,291
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0430Mountain View IVCA49.0171,877171,877
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0437Wintec Energy #2-ACA1.33,2083,208
2018See WPRS for details59236W0438Rising Tree Wind Farm IIICA99.0354,027354,027
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0439Dutch Energy Wind FarmCA9.520,93620,936
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0440Garnet Wind Energy CenterCA6.515,90615,906
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0441Alta X Wind Energy CenterCA136.8366,674366,674
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0442Alta XI Wind Energy CenterCA89.7261,519261,519
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0443Mojave 4CA29.062,89162,891
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0444Mojave 5CA22.555,60555,605
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0445Coram Tehachapi LPCA6.512,75912,759
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0447San Gorgonio WindCA49.5194,463194,463
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0449Terra-Gen VG WindCA6.711,11411,114
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0450Mountain View ICA44.4133,130133,130
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0451Mountain View IICA22.264,35564,355
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0452Cabazon WindCA38.880,18780,187
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0455City of SoledadCA1.04,1274,127
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0457Taylor FarmsCA1.03,8703,870
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0458Rising Tree Wind Farm ICA79.2265,989265,989
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0459Rising Tree Wind Farm IICA19.857,83857,838
2018See WPRS for details60049W0461Golden HillsCA85.9313,115313,115
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0463Coram Energy LLCCA15.049,84849,848
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0467Tule WindCA131.1311,385311,385
2018See WPRS for detailsMissingW0468Golden Hills NorthCA46.0185,406185,406
2018Shiloh III Wind Project56874W0384Shiloh Wind Project 2, LLC (Shiloh II & III)CA153.8420,589420,589
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company50690W0283San Gorgonio Westwinds IICA43.4120,084120,084
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company52161W0359Kumeyaay Wind FarmCA50.0155,201155,201
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company54931W0361Whitewater Hill Partners, LLCCA61.5156,463156,463
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57757W0367Pacific Wind Project, LLCCA143.5312,942312,942
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57282W0370Alta I Wind Energy CenterCA150.0398,580398,580
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57291W0372Alta II Wind Energy CenterCA150.0348,597348,597
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57292W0387Alta III Wind Energy CenterCA150.0360,073360,073
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57293W0388Alta IV Wind Energy CenterCA102.0178,296178,296
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57294W0389Alta V Wind Energy CenterCA168.0303,956303,956
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company10586W0407Cameron RidgeCA59.7162,686162,686
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57834W0415Pinyon Pines Winds ICA168.0339,371339,371
2018Terra-Gen Operating Company57837W0416Pinyon Pines Winds IICA132.0244,262244,262
2018Windpower Partners 1993 LP50276W0318Wintec Energy, Ltd.CA2.2358358
2018Windstar Energy LLC57774W0419Windstar Energy, LLCCA120.0290,314290,314
 Total6,004.014,250,53014,243,796

International Turbine Research, W0354, reported December 2016 station use as -54,694 kWh. Staff estimated station use as the average of December 2014 and December 2015 values, 52,920 kWh.

End of year online capacity for 2016 was 5,644 MW.

 
 

Wind Production (Out of State)

YearCompany NameEIA
Plant ID
CEC
Plant ID
Plant NameState Capacity (MW) Gross MWh Net MWh
2018Energia Sierra Juarez S de RL de CVMissingW0460Energia Sierra Juarez, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Baja Mexico Wind)MX155.1451,762442,492
2018Longroad Energy57079W0417Milford Wind 1 - (Utah)UT203.5410,212398,144
2018Longroad Energy57107W0418Milford Wind 2 - (Utah)UT100.5189,138187,634
 Total459.11,051,1121,028,270
 
 

Total Wind Production
(Annual Totals; Excludes Imports)


Year Capacity (MW) Gross MWh Net MWh
20186,004.014,250,53014,243,796
20175,677.612,867,46912,867,469
20165,671.213,498,54713,498,547
20156,028.812,191,28912,191,286
20145,876.913,103,91313,103,913
20135,785.211,964,25511,964,255
20124,966.99,242,1989,242,198
20113,992.07,605,2867,598,386
20103,182.96,171,6766,171,676
20092,728.46,248,5906,248,590
20082,462.25,724,0005,724,000
20072,373.25,569,7305,569,730
20062,310.24,901,5304,901,530
20052,089.24,084,0504,084,050
20042,064.04,257,8204,257,820
20031,571.03,315,6003,315,600
20021,544.03,546,1103,546,110
20011,534.03,242,3003,242,300
 
 

Total Wind Production by County


County Capacity (MW) Net MWh
Alameda228.1787,476
Beaver304.0585,778
Contra Costa38.098,291
Imperial265.4575,314
Kern3,474.07,762,963
Los Angeles1.94,268
Merced18.49,474
Monterey3.911,810
Riverside643.01,610,399
San Bernardino7.26,628
San Diego182.1470,700
San Joaquin3.54,583
Shasta101.2258,503
Solano1,035.32,640,374
Tecate155.1442,492
Tehama1.01,363
Yolo1.01,649