Developing Renewable Energy Projects in North America

Unlocking the full value of the clean energy transition for our community and industry partners

Steelhead Americas

Steelhead Americas (Steelhead) is Vestas’ North America development arm, the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer and leading service provider. Steelhead leverages Vestas’ industry expertise and turbine technology to advance in existing markets and unlock new geographic markets to expand renewable energy across North America.

Formed in 2016, Steelhead develops new wind and solar assets and brings the benefits of renewable energy to local communities and industry partners. Through development and co-development efforts, Steelhead has supported Vestas in securing over 3,350 MW of North American turbine orders since its formation.

We are skilled at bringing projects from origination to construction and specialize in all stages of the development process including:

1. Project origination

2. Resource Assessment

3. Siting and Design

4. Permitting

5. Financing and PPA origination

6. Project sale

Our Vision:

Combining a full spectrum of development expertise with Vestas’ leading technology, Steelhead is dedicated to unlocking the full value of the clean energy transition for our community and industry partners.


3.1 GW

Delivered to date

5.3 GW

In the pipeline

15 States

Active in 15 states

Our U.S. Footprint

We leverage Vestas' industry expertise and turbine technology and establish local partnerships to develop renewable energy projects that strengthens America's energy production.


Steelhead develops Mississippi's first wind project
185 MW

The project will provide 185 MW of clean energy to the state.

80,000 Homes

This is enough to power 80,000 US homes each year.

Opening New Markets

The Delta project brings the state an untapped opportunity, opening new wind markets

Scaling Blade Recycling in the U.S. 

Vestas is spearheading blade recycling here in the U.S. by offering customizable recycling partnership solutions to help meet the sustainability goals of our customers and communities. Vestas is working with several recycling organizations to expand our recycling methods and services, enabling U.S. wind farm operators to recycle decommissioned blades.

By advancing recycling solutions and partnerships, Vestas is expanding our portfolio of services to better support our communities and partners, while simultaneously reducing waste to build a more sustainable wind industry.

Did you know? 

Vestas recycles up to 100,000 pounds of blade material in the U.S. each day.

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Steelhead in the News

18 June 2024

Press Release 

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Steelhead Americas celebrate the commissioning of the Delta Wind project, first wind project in Mississippi

29 December 2023

Press Release

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Vestas secures order for 135 MW project in the USA developed by Steelhead Americas, company’s North American development arm

13 December 2023

Press Release

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State of Louisiana approves Vestas’ near-shore operating agreement for Gulf Coast, USA

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