42 U.S. Code § 9206 - Wind resource assessment
Wind resource assessmentThe Secretary shall initiate a three-year national wind resource assessment program. As part of such program, the Secretary shall—
conduct activities to validate existing assessments of known wind resources;
perform wind resource assessments in regions of the United States where the use of wind energy may prove feasible;
establish, in consultation with the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, a national wind data center which shall make public information available on the known wind energy resources of various regions throughout the United States.