California Energy Maps
California Wind Resource Maps
Updated: March 8, 2007
The Energy Commission has contracted with TrueWind Solutions LLC to generate high-resolution wind maps for California using state-of-the-art numerical modeling techniques along with site data validation.
Annual Wind Speed MapsThe following JPG versions of the maps are available for download below. (Note: These JPG files are 200-380 kilobytes.)
Annual Wind Power Map (50 meters)(JPG file)
Annual Wind Power Map (50 meters)(PDF file)
- 50 meter Seasonal Wind Speed Maps are also available (fall, winter, spring, summer)
Please contact the Commission Cartography Office for details about ordering printed versions of maps by calling 916-654-3902.
Note: Due to security concerns, various maps that showed a higher degree of details about energy facilities in California have been removed from our website.