Governor Laura Kelly today touted Kansas as a leader in wind energy, citing the recently released Wind Energy Market Report from the U.S. Department of Energy. According to the report, land-based wind energy supplied 45.1% of Kansas’ electricity generation in 2021, making it third in the nation. In addition, Kansas has continued to bring on more wind energy capacity over the past year. The state ranked fourth in annual growth of wind capacity (1,228 MW) and cumulative wind capacity (8,245 MW) in 2021.