The top twenty states for wind power potential, as measured by annual energy potential in the billions of kW-h, factoring in environmental and land use exclusions for wind class of 3 and higher.
|5||Montana||1,020||15||New York||  62|
Note: 1000 billion kW-h is 3.6 EJ. So range is 4.4 EJ to 0.19 EJ.
Source: An Assessment of the Available Windy Land Area and Wind Energy Potential in the Contiguous United States, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, 1991. Note: this source can't be found at PNL web site, but is at www.osti.gov/energycitations/servlets/purl/5252760-ccuOpk/5252760.PDF [pdf].
The 1991 data was recently found in 20 November 2008 WSJ, page B1: "Clean energy confronts messy reality" by Rebecca Smith. The online article does not have this table. The source above was cited by article