State Policy

State Policy
EXPAND MARKETS | BUILD SUPPORT
Expanding Markets for Renewables
state policy

Leveraging Technical Expertise 
and Building Support to Expand Markets

We help craft and advance state policy initiatives that build on our successes;
and adapt to new circumstances with visionary thinking.

With an astute understanding of state-level policy challenges, WOW works to stimulate market conditions that create a demand for renewables and support or enhance the use of emerging technologies through policy initiatives at state legislatures.  

Our Approach

  • Collaborate WOW works to bring its diverse membership of clean energy advocacy organizations and businesses together toward a common goal of growing renewable energy markets in the Midwest.
  • Educate:  WOW works to educate law-makers about the benefits of renewable energy.
  • Activate WOW mobilizes its members to attend legislative hearings, and become active advocates for renewables at the Capitol.
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Illinois

Illinois

More wind companies have global headquarters or regional offices in Chicago than any other city in the nation

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Indiana

Indiana

Second fastest one-year growth for wind generation

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Iowa

Iowa

First state to generate more than 30% of its total electricity from wind

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Michigan

Michigan

A manufacturing stronghold – ranks 4th in the nation for wind manufacturing facilities

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Minnesota

Minnesota

Home to two of the nation’s largest wind energy construction companies

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Missouri

Missouri

Enough wind potential to power 1.5 million homes by 2030

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North Dakota

North Dakota

Most installed wind capacity per capita

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South Dakota

South Dakota

Second in the nation for its share of wind energy electricity generation at 25%

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Home to one of the largest wind tower producers in North America

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